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China’s Heavy-Handed Push to Prevent a UN Report on Xinjiang
August 01, 2022

China’s Heavy-Handed Push to Prevent a UN Report on Xinjiang

By William Nee
Beijing’s full-court press to kill the report reveals a lot about Xi Jinping’s ideal form of international order.

Assimilation: China’s Failed Strategy in Xinjiang
June 30, 2022

Assimilation: China’s Failed Strategy in Xinjiang

By Bonnie Girard
China’s approach to Xinjiang rests on forced assimilation, a difficult task in a society where even those who wish to assimilate struggle to do so.
Xinjiang Police Files Show Xi Jinping’s Personal Involvement in Uyghur Persecution
May 25, 2022

Xinjiang Police Files Show Xi Jinping’s Personal Involvement in Uyghur Persecution

By Bonnie Girard
The files, in addition to adding to a mountain of evidence of the abuse and detention of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, include previously secret speeches tying the oppression directly to the top.

China Claims Sabotage as UN Rights Official Visits Xinjiang
May 25, 2022

China Claims Sabotage as UN Rights Official Visits Xinjiang

By Associated Press
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is in China, the first such trip since 2005, to investigate abuses against Muslim minorities.

‘Terror Capitalism’ in Xinjiang
March 14, 2022

‘Terror Capitalism’ in Xinjiang

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Darren Byler, Ivan Franceschini, and Nicholas Loubere, the co-editors of “Xinjiang Year Zero.”

Japan’s Diet Resolution on the Uyghur Crisis
February 28, 2022

Japan’s Diet Resolution on the Uyghur Crisis

By KAWASHIMA Shin
Striking a balance, or a half-baked measure?

The UN Shouldn’t Let the Olympics’ Celebration of Uyghur Repression Go Unchallenged
February 17, 2022

The UN Shouldn’t Let the Olympics’ Celebration of Uyghur Repression Go Unchallenged

By Sophie Richardson
Where is the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights’ report detailing human rights violations against Uyghurs?
In 2022, The World Must Hold China to Account for Genocide 
December 31, 2021

In 2022, The World Must Hold China to Account for Genocide 

By Omer Kanat
A focus on imposing consequences on those responsible is key to dismantling the apparatus of genocide.

A ‘Proof of Death’ Video From Xinjiang
September 20, 2021

A ‘Proof of Death’ Video From Xinjiang

By Ruth Ingram
The CCP’s attacks on Western media reports took a gruesome turn with a video purporting to detail how Uyghur Mihriay Erkin died.

Why Atajurt’s Brief YouTube Suspension Matters
June 23, 2021

Why Atajurt’s Brief YouTube Suspension Matters

By Colleen Wood
YouTube's temporary suspension of a Kazakh human rights group’s channel highlights the risks of civil society's heavy reliance on the tech giants.

China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action
October 22, 2020

China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action

By Omer Kanat
Imagine not knowing the whereabouts and condition of your parents, children, brothers, sisters. For many Uyghurs abroad, that is the daily reality.
China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression
August 21, 2020

China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression

By Aykan Erdemir and Philip Kowalski
Turkey has joined the list of majority Muslim countries that have opted for silence in dealing with the one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time.

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