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Stratfor describes a paradise lost to China’s ambition

Stratfor describes a paradise lost to China’s ambition

Taklamakan Desert in China’s Xinjiang Uygur province. China photos/Getty Images. Summary: Stratfor describes the next phase of China’s expansion and its likely consequences. China’ ...

Uyghurs: China Operates Political and Ideological Re-Education Camps in Xinjiang

Uyghurs: China Operates Political and Ideological Re-Education Camps in Xinjiang

Since April 2017, Chinese authorities have been running political and ideological re-education camps. In addition to the restrictions that the Uyghurs already face on their culture ...

China Pressuring Pakistan on Terrorism?

China Pressuring Pakistan on Terrorism?

Is China’s tone on Pakistan starting to change? President Donald Trump, in an announcement on the recent overhaul of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, admonished Pakistan for shelterin ...

China: Free Xinjiang ‘Political Education’ Detainees

China: Free Xinjiang ‘Political Education’ Detainees

Chinese soldiers participate in an anti-terror drill in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, July 8, 2017. © 2017 Reuters Muslim Minorities Held for Months in Unlawful F ...

The Uighurs and China’s Regional Counter-Terrorism Efforts

The Uighurs and China’s Regional Counter-Terrorism Efforts

Zachary Abuza Members of China’s Uighur population have played a small but important role in the spread of global jihad, and Beijing is playing an increasingly assertive role in pu ...

Symposium on Education and the Uyghur Diaspora

Symposium on Education and the Uyghur Diaspora

Symposium Agenda 8:00-8:30 Refreshments and Registration 8:30-8:45 Opening Remarks 8:45 – 10:15: Session A Challenges and New Opportunities in Uyghur Education Chair: Rebecca Cloth ...

UN: China Blocks Activists, Harasses Experts

UN: China Blocks Activists, Harasses Experts

Beijing Should End Campaign to Weaken Vital Rights Mechanisms Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech in the Palais des Nations at the United Nations in Geneva, January 18, ...

An Unanswered Telephone Call

An Unanswered Telephone Call

Aziz Isa Elkun Aug 26, 2017 Ona bright midsummer morning when you take your little girl’s hand and walk to school listening the birds singing on the way along the narrow footpath, ...

Dodging Chinese Police in Kashgar, a Silk Road Oasis Town

Dodging Chinese Police in Kashgar, a Silk Road Oasis Town

  The police then ushered our group — Gilles Sabrié, a photographer; Vanessa Piao, a bureau researcher; and me — into a van and drove us to a station. We were under detention. ...

Letter from HRW to Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb

Letter from HRW to Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb

Re: Forced Return of Ethnic Uyghurs to China Ahmed El-Tayeb Grand Imam of al-Azhar University 1 Youssef Abbas St. Nasr City, Cairo Egypt Re: Feared Forced Return of Ethnic Uyghurs ...

Egypt: Don’t Deport Uyghurs to China

Egypt: Don’t Deport Uyghurs to China

Muslim Minority Face Jail, Torture if Forcibly Returned (Beirut, July 8, 2017) – Egyptian authorities should not deport dozens of detained Chinese Muslim Uyghurs to China, where th ...

The Uyghurs

Uyghurs are a Turkic-speaking Muslim people who live primarily in the autonomous region of Xinjiang. Described by some as Muslim M more ...

July 19, 2017

China’s Assimilative ‘Bilingual Education’ Policy in East Turkestan

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) announces the publication of Uyghur Voices on Education: China’s Assimilative ‘Bilingual Ed more ...

July 19, 2017

Stratfor describes a paradise lost to China’s ambition

Taklamakan Desert in China’s Xinjiang Uygur province. China photos/Getty Images. Summary: Stratfor describes the next phase of Chi more ...

September 18, 2017

The story of a Uyghur freedom fighter in a journalistic career

by Ayesha Dear everyone, I would like to share with you a simple but impressive story of a Uyghur lady in exile, who has been figh more ...

July 19, 2017

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