September 17, 2022
Xinjiang Kazakh Plans Political Party to Counter China’s Xi
By Dake Kang
Despite Xi’s warm official reception in Kazakhstan, the general population is disturbed by reports of oppression aimed at Kazakhs in China.
May 01, 2021
Beyond Xinjiang: Xi Jinping’s Ethnic Crackdown
By James Leibold
The shifts in ethnic policy go well beyond Xinjiang. This is fundamental rethink of how the CCP manages ethnocultural diversity and its colonial possessions.
February 13, 2021
China Bans BBC World News Over Xinjiang Reporting
By Shannon Tiezzi
The move followed a BBC report on the systemic sexual abuse of Uyghurs, as well as a British decision to ban CGTN broadcasts.
July 29, 2019
Bearing Witness 10 Years On: The July 2009 Riots in Xinjiang
By Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga
Even as a foreign tourist, the scale of the 2009 crackdown in Xinjiang was evident.
May 01, 2019
Kazakhstan’s Xinjiang Dilemma
By Nazira Kozhanova
China’s crackdown on Muslims in its far west has become a domestic issue for the Kazakh government.
March 06, 2019
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
By Catherine Putz
Kazakhs remain the most accessible window into the crisis in Xinjiang, but how long will that window remain open?
February 04, 2019
A Holiday in Xinjiang
By Ruth Ingram
What it’s like being a tourist inside a police state.
October 17, 2018
Religion Is ‘Spiritual Anesthesia’: The Ideology Behind China’s Uyghur Crackdown
By Bonnie Girard
Xinjiang’s Muslims are just the latest victim of the CCP’s contempt for religion.
August 30, 2018
US Congress Members Want Sanctions on China Over Xinjiang Crackdown
By Shannon Tiezzi
A bipartisan letter calls for Global Magnitsky Act sanctions in response to “the ongoing human rights crisis” in Xinjiang.