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Analyst: China Faces Sustained Campaign To Malign It Over Xinjiang

A sustained campaign led by the US has thrown various accusations against China for so-called human rights violations.
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American College Sportswear Has Been Traced Back To A Chinese Reeducation Camp

In the Xinjiang region of western China, a network of internment camps holds up to 1 million detainees, mostly Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities. The ruling Communist Party bills the camps as “education and training” centers for people...
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Hundreds Of Scholars Condemn China For Xinjiang Camps

Countries must hit China with sanctions over the mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in its western Xinjiang region, hundreds of scholars said on Monday, warning that a failure to act would signal acceptance of "psychological torture of innocent...
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'they Ordered Me To Get An Abortion': A Chinese Woman's Ordeal In Xinjiang

An ethnic Kazakh Chinese woman says Chinese authorities in Xinjiang forced her to undergo an abortion. Government minders were assigned to monitor her at home. Finally, she left China for Kazakhstan.(Image credit: Nicole Xu for NPR)
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Xinjiang City Urges Terrorists To Turn Themselves In Within 30 Days

Authorities in Hami, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, urged suspects of violence and terrorism and those influenced by the three evil forces of separatism, extremism and terrorism to surrender within 30 days for leniency.
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Pla Xinjiang Troops Upgrade Training To Boost Counter-terror Efforts

A Chinese army aviation brigade stationed in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has upgraded its training in high-altitude and in adverse weather, a move that experts say will facilitate counter-terrorism and border patrol missions...
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Who Are The Uighurs?

Uighurs are a largely Muslim ethnic minority group based mainly in China's westernmost Xinjiang region. They tend to have more in common culturally and ethnically with people across Central Asian nations than they do with Han Chinese. Their language...
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China Wants To Strip Uyghurs Of All Loyalties Except To The State—but The Opposite Is Happening

The Chinese government’s denials of its mass internment of Xinjiang’s Uyghur citizens have evaporated as international pressure has piled up in recent weeks. In their place has come propaganda extolling the “re-education centers” in which...
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Basketball And Happy Kids: The Photos Of Xinjiang’s Detention Camps Beijing Wants The World To See

A new, full-throated defense by China of its mass incarceration of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang is in full swing. In the past two weeks, Beijing has changed its tune from denying the existence of detention camps—where as many as a million Uyghurs...
Related topics: World Photos, China, Beijing

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Chinese Diplomat Uses Twitter To Counter Allegations Of Xinjiang-related Rights Abuses

A senior Chinese diplomat in Pakistan has taken to social media to reject as "baseless" Western allegations that China is committing massive human rights abuses in its neighboring northwestern Xinjiang border region. Beijing is blamed by the U.S....
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Officers, Party Members Urged To Strengthen Faith

The government of Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region vowed on Monday to launch a campaign against the pan-halal tendency, and require officials and Party members to firmly believe in Marxism and Leninism and speak Putonghua...
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Uighurs In Exile Fear For Loved Ones Amid Crackdown In China

People of the Uighur diaspora are lobbying governments around the world to pressurize China to release information about the fate of their missing family members.  The Chinese government has tightened its grip on the far western Xinjiang...
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Pompeo Blames Iran's Khamenei For Sacrificing Muslims In Exchange For Oil Profit

Beijing has repeatedly been accused of cracking down on Uygurs, a Muslim minority population living in China's westernmost Xinjiang province. The latest accusation came from US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo.
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Securitization And Mass Detentions In Xinjiang: How Uyghurs Became Quarantined From The Outside...

The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in western China is home to some 12 million indigenous Turkic-speaking Muslims, primarily Uyghurs but also smaller numbers of Kazakhs and others. It is now one of the most heavily policed areas in the world,...
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What It's Like Inside The Internment Camps China Uses To Oppress Its Muslim Minority, According To...

China has been accused of detaining up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps in the western region of Xinjiang. Two Uighurs who had been inside those camps have told BBC Newsnight about the both physical and psychological torture that goes on...
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Why Is The Nba In Xinjiang?

In the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang, Chinese authorities are holding roughly a million Muslims in what government propaganda creepily calls “free hospital treatment for the masses with sick thinking”—in other words, concentration...

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Satellite Shows Sprawling 're-education Camps' For Chinese Muslims In Xinjiang Region

More proof has emerged confirming that China has erected expansive 're-education centers' for up to a million or more ethnic Uighurs in what a recent United Nations statement said resembles a “massive internment camp that is shrouded in...
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Islamic School In Xinjiang Offers Anti-extremism Courses To Imams

The largest Islamic training institute in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is committed to training religious staff with the correct political stance and excellent moral traits to uphold social stability and ethnic unity.
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How A Chinese Region That Accounts For Just 1.5% Of The Population Became One Of The Most Intrusive...

Xinjiang is home to 1.5% of the China's population but accounted for one in five arrests in 2017. This didn't include the hundreds of thousands of people, possibly 1 million, who are being held in extrajudicial political "re-education...
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The Overlooked Human Rights Crisis Unfolding In China’s Xinjiang Province

A few weeks ago, we Americans celebrated our independence and first freedoms—including freedom of thought, religion, and speech. One freedom little remembered, but ever so important, is enshrined in our Declaration of Independence. It is the...
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