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Kazakh History Textbooks Teach Indifference Toward the Next-of-kin in Chinese Xinjiang
November 23, 2022

Kazakh History Textbooks Teach Indifference Toward the Next-of-kin in Chinese Xinjiang

By Berikbol Dukeyev
The Kazakh public generally remains silent about the plight of ethnic Kazakh detainees held in Xinjiang. The education system is one reason why.

Thailand’s Troubling History With the Uyghurs
November 02, 2022

Thailand’s Troubling History With the Uyghurs

By Mark S. Cogan
Out of fear of destabilizing its relations with Beijing, the Thai government has failed to protect Uyghur civilians who have sought political asylum in the country.
UK Court to Hear Uyghur Demands to Ban Xinjiang Cotton
October 25, 2022

UK Court to Hear Uyghur Demands to Ban Xinjiang Cotton

By Associated Press
Lawyers representing the Uyghurs will argue that the British government's inaction breaches existing U.K. laws prohibiting goods made in foreign prisons or linked to crime.

Michelle Bachelet’s Spectacular Fall From Grace
August 31, 2022

Michelle Bachelet’s Spectacular Fall From Grace

By Mark S. Cogan
The legacy of the outgoing U.N. human rights chief has been defined by her dithering and inaction over the Chinese government's abuses in Xinjiang.

Ethnic Kazakh From Xinjiang Detained in Europe, Again
July 15, 2022

Ethnic Kazakh From Xinjiang Detained in Europe, Again

By Catherine Putz
Three years after fleeing China, an ethnic Kazakh man continues to struggle to find a safe place to land.

The World Has Not Learnt the Lessons of the Tiananmen Square Massacre
June 04, 2022

The World Has Not Learnt the Lessons of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

By Wu’er Kaixi and Rahima Mahmut
Instead, while the world slept, Chinese authoritarianism metastasized.

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?
Geoffrey Cain on Xinjiang’s ‘Perfect Police State’
August 24, 2021

Geoffrey Cain on Xinjiang’s ‘Perfect Police State’

By Sebastian Strangio
"Every person in Xinjiang is documented down to their genetic makeup, the sound of their voice, and whether they enter their homes through the front door or the back."

Measuring the Scale of Chinese Transnational Repression
July 14, 2021

Measuring the Scale of Chinese Transnational Repression

By Catherine Putz
A group of researchers recently compiled as much information as they could on Chinese efforts to render Uyghurs back to China -- they’ve only exposed the tip of the iceberg.

Ahead of CCP Anniversary, Kazakh Activists Protesting China’s Xinjiang Policies Detained
July 02, 2021

Ahead of CCP Anniversary, Kazakh Activists Protesting China’s Xinjiang Policies Detained

By Catherine Putz
Several activists well-known for picketing the Chinese consulate in Almaty have reportedly been detained in Kazakhstan.

No Home Here: Ethnic Kazakhs Denied Citizenship After Fleeing Xinjiang
May 26, 2021

No Home Here: Ethnic Kazakhs Denied Citizenship After Fleeing Xinjiang

By Catherine Putz
Ethnic Kazakhs who fled Xinjiang are caught in an awkward vortex of domestic politics, international pressures, and the legacies of ethnicity and nationalism in Kazakhstan. 
Drop in Xinjiang Birthrate Largest in Recent History: Report
May 13, 2021

Drop in Xinjiang Birthrate Largest in Recent History: Report

By Dake Kang
Experts note that the tightening birth control measures must be understood in the broader context of fear that's pervasive among Xinjiang's minorities.

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