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Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
July 11, 2019
Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
The riots of July 2009 caused a major rethink of China's “colonial project” in Xinjiang.
Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
China’s Long, Hot Summer of Censorship
June 24, 2019
China’s Long, Hot Summer of Censorship
June has been a terrible month for internet freedom in China. July may be even worse.
China’s Long, Hot Summer of Censorship
Xinjiang Camp Whistle-blower Sauytbay Seeks Asylum Elsewhere
June 03, 2019
Xinjiang Camp Whistle-blower Sauytbay Seeks Asylum Elsewhere
Sauytbay has reportedly left Kazakhstan for Sweden, still seeking asylum after blowing the whistle on China's Xinjiang camps.
Xinjiang Camp Whistle-blower Sauytbay Seeks Asylum Elsewhere
Who Will Speak for Serikzhan Bilash? Not Washington.
May 20, 2019
Who Will Speak for Serikzhan Bilash? Not Washington.
There can be no demanding justice for those interned in China while refusing to defend the people who attempt to provide it.
Who Will Speak for Serikzhan Bilash? Not Washington.
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
May 18, 2019
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
A week-long event dedicated to Asian diversity is laughable in the face of China’s attempts to eradicate Uyghur culture.
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
May 08, 2019
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
Like its totalitarian antecedents, the Chinese regime is willing to break entire cultures in pursuit of artificial conformity.
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
May 02, 2019
Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
The human rights crisis in Xinjiang foreshadows Taiwan’s future under PRC control, and the island knows it.
Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
Kazakhstan’s Xinjiang Dilemma
May 01, 2019
Kazakhstan’s Xinjiang Dilemma
China’s crackdown on Muslims in its far west has become a domestic issue for the Kazakh government.
Kazakhstan’s Xinjiang Dilemma
On Xinjiang, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Bend to Beijing's Will
April 01, 2019
On Xinjiang, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Bend to Beijing's Will
As ethnic Kyrgyz and Kazakhs continue to disappear into Chinese detention, Bishkek and Nur-Sultan are staying quiet.
On Xinjiang, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Bend to Beijing's Will
The Dragon and the Kiwi: New Zealand’s Ardern in China
April 01, 2019
The Dragon and the Kiwi: New Zealand’s Ardern in China
Can New Zealand's model for China relations survive recent frictions?
The Dragon and the Kiwi: New Zealand’s Ardern in China
China’s Double Standard on Terrorism
March 15, 2019
China’s Double Standard on Terrorism
While Beijing clamps down on Muslims in its own territory, it provides cover for Pakistan’s support of extremist groups.
China’s Double Standard on Terrorism
Even China’s ‘Model’ Uyghurs Aren’t Safe
March 14, 2019
Even China’s ‘Model’ Uyghurs Aren’t Safe
Uyghurs who have tried hard to assimilate into the majority Han Chinese culture have not been spared from detention.
Even China’s ‘Model’ Uyghurs Aren’t Safe
Is This the Closing of the Kazakh Window Into Xinjiang?
March 11, 2019
Is This the Closing of the Kazakh Window Into Xinjiang?
With the arrest of Serikzhan Bilash, a movement that gave the world a view into the Xinjiang crisis has an uncertain future.
Is This the Closing of the Kazakh Window Into Xinjiang?
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
March 06, 2019
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
Kazakhs remain the most accessible window into the crisis in Xinjiang, but how long will that window remain open?
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
As Global Democracy Retreats, Ethnic Cleansing Is on the Rise
February 23, 2019
As Global Democracy Retreats, Ethnic Cleansing Is on the Rise
The international norm against ethnic cleansing is not just being swept aside. It is at risk of being replaced.
As Global Democracy Retreats, Ethnic Cleansing Is on the Rise
The World Must Save the Uyghurs
February 15, 2019
The World Must Save the Uyghurs
Long-standing repression of the Uyghur culture has reached stunning new lows. What happened to “Never again”?
The World Must Save the Uyghurs
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