September 16, 2020
With New State Department Web Page, US Ramps up Emphasis on China’s Xinjiang Abuses
By Shannon Tiezzi
The U.S.-China battle of the narratives over Xinjiang continues to heat up.
August 18, 2020
Will the ILO Defend China’s Uyghurs?
By Andrew Samet
Uniquely of all U.N. agencies, the ILO has the capacity to act without consensus, or in this case agreement from China.
August 17, 2020
Confessions of a Xinjiang Camp Teacher
By Ruth Ingram
Qelbinur Sedik reveals the horrors she witnessed in the camps, where she was forced to teach Mandarin in 2017.
June 16, 2020
Before the Tiananmen Massacre, Uyghurs Led Their Own Protest
By Dolkun Isa
Remembering the 1988 demonstration that changed the course of the Uyghur rights movement.
March 20, 2020
It’s Time for US Companies to Investigate Forced Labor in China
By Richard Altieri and Benjamin Della Rocca
The U.S. government should shift the burden of due diligence to companies, which are best positioned to uncover their business partners’ labor practices.
February 28, 2020
China Says There’s No Risk of a COVID-19 Outbreak in Xinjiang Camps. Don’t Believe It.
By Jewher Ilham and Munawwar Abdulla
In trying to deny any cause for concern, a government spokesperson only helped justify fears.
February 01, 2020
Sheena Greitens on Understanding China’s Policies in Xinjiang
By Ankit Panda
How “war on terror” rhetoric contributed to the repression of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in China.
November 06, 2019
What Happens When the Uyghurs Come Home?
By Ruth Ingram
Social media is starting to convey some signs of life from Xinjiang’s disappeared.
October 16, 2019
Trump’s Devastating Silence on China’s Human Rights Abuses
By Naz El-Khatib and Ashley Wood
Trump’s obsession with “strength” at the expense of human rights has been a defining feature of his views on China.
May 16, 2019
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
By Rustem Shir
A key part of China's campaign against Uyghur identity is a crackdown on the Uyghur language.
May 02, 2019
Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
By Wen Lii
The human rights crisis in Xinjiang foreshadows Taiwan’s future under PRC control, and the island knows it.
April 01, 2019
The Dragon and the Kiwi: New Zealand’s Ardern in China
By Eleanor Albert
Can New Zealand's model for China relations survive recent frictions?