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Neighborhood Watch: Will Asian Countries Turn a Blind Eye to Uyghur Issues in China?
November 07, 2018
Neighborhood Watch: Will Asian Countries Turn a Blind Eye to Uyghur Issues in China?
Will any of China's neighbors speak out against its abuses at home? A major UN review offers a sobering assessment.
Neighborhood Watch: Will Asian Countries Turn a Blind Eye to Uyghur Issues in China?
Religion Is ‘Spiritual Anesthesia’: The Ideology Behind China’s Uyghur Crackdown
October 17, 2018
Religion Is ‘Spiritual Anesthesia’: The Ideology Behind China’s Uyghur Crackdown
Xinjiang’s Muslims are just the latest victim of the CCP’s contempt for religion.
Religion Is ‘Spiritual Anesthesia’: The Ideology Behind China’s Uyghur Crackdown
China’s Cultural Genocide and the Conscience of Nations
October 16, 2018
China’s Cultural Genocide and the Conscience of Nations
As China does its worst, the world must uphold the best.
China’s Cultural Genocide and the Conscience of Nations
Turn in the Two-Faced: The Plight of Uyghur Intellectuals
October 12, 2018
Turn in the Two-Faced: The Plight of Uyghur Intellectuals
China’s fight against Uyghur intellectuals in the name of 'two-facedness.'
Turn in the Two-Faced: The Plight of Uyghur Intellectuals
Kazakhstan Denies Asylum to Woman Who Fled China's Camps in Xinjiang
October 11, 2018
Kazakhstan Denies Asylum to Woman Who Fled China's Camps in Xinjiang
The decision highlights Kazakhstan's continued navigation of sensitivities with China.
Kazakhstan Denies Asylum to Woman Who Fled China's Camps in Xinjiang
China’s Uyghur Crackdown Goes Global
October 01, 2018
China’s Uyghur Crackdown Goes Global
Beijing is stepping up the pressure on the Uyghur diaspora, even as it cracks down on their relatives in Xinjiang.
China’s Uyghur Crackdown Goes Global
Is the Beijing Exception Finally Crumbling?
September 27, 2018
Is the Beijing Exception Finally Crumbling?
China’s oppression of Muslims is cracking its de facto immunity from international criticism on human rights issues.
Is the Beijing Exception Finally Crumbling?
The ‘De-Extremitization’ Campaign in Xinjiang: A Cure Worse Than the Disease
September 15, 2018
The ‘De-Extremitization’ Campaign in Xinjiang: A Cure Worse Than the Disease
China's repression in Xinjiang is likely to backfire.
The ‘De-Extremitization’ Campaign in Xinjiang: A Cure Worse Than the Disease
Kazakhstan and the Xinjiang Problem
September 11, 2018
Kazakhstan and the Xinjiang Problem
Ethnic Kazakhs have opened the window for the world to hear what's happening in Xinjiang, but Kazakhstan remains quiet.
Kazakhstan and the Xinjiang Problem
The Repression of Uyghurs Is Now an All-Out War Against a People
August 24, 2018
The Repression of Uyghurs Is Now an All-Out War Against a People
Uyghurs fear that Beijing wants nothing less than for them to disappear as a people.
The Repression of Uyghurs Is Now an All-Out War Against a People
Xinjiang and the Stability Paradox
August 16, 2018
Xinjiang and the Stability Paradox
China's crackdown in Xinjiang might be more about impressing the Han than responding to a Uyghur threat.
Xinjiang and the Stability Paradox
Sauytbay Trial Ends in Kazakhstan With Surprising Release
August 01, 2018
Sauytbay Trial Ends in Kazakhstan With Surprising Release
Sayragul Sauytbay, an ethnic Kazakh Chinese national, was released on a suspended sentence and will not be deported to China.
Sauytbay Trial Ends in Kazakhstan With Surprising Release
Sauytbay Trial in Kazakhstan Puts Astana in a Bind with China
July 27, 2018
Sauytbay Trial in Kazakhstan Puts Astana in a Bind with China
The complexities of international relations aside, is Kazakhstan going to choose China over Kazakhs?
Sauytbay Trial in Kazakhstan Puts Astana in a Bind with China
Carefully, Kazakhstan Confronts China About Kazakhs in Xinjiang Re-Education Camps
June 14, 2018
Carefully, Kazakhstan Confronts China About Kazakhs in Xinjiang Re-Education Camps
Astana can't afford to push Beijing too hard, even on behalf of its own citizens detained in Xinjiang re-education camps.
Carefully, Kazakhstan Confronts China About Kazakhs in Xinjiang Re-Education Camps
Uyghurs: Victims of 21st Century Concentration Camps
May 18, 2018
Uyghurs: Victims of 21st Century Concentration Camps
More than a million Uyghurs are believed to be in Chinese “re-education centers.”
Uyghurs: Victims of 21st Century Concentration Camps
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