Xinjiang

Xinjiang Explores New Ways To Fight Terrorism - Expert On International Affairs

On a crisp March day in Kashgar, the biggest city on the western edge of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, men and women danced for hours to traditional music to celebrate the marriage of a young couple.
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Ten Things That Caught My Eye Today (march 21, 2019)

China has waged an aggressive campaign against Uighur culture in Xinjiang.
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Rights Activists Denounce China's Xinjiang White Paper

China has released a lengthy white paper that analysts say seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in the western region of Xinjiang, where up to 1.5 million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are estimated to have...
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#freeserikjan And The Long Shadow Of Xinjiang's Camps In Neighbouring Kazakhstan

A long-repressed region found its voice in a neighbouring countrySerikjan Bilash makes a speech at the Ata-Jurt collective's office. Screenshot from video shared by the group's YouTube channel on February 2. Kazakhstan-based activist...
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Chinese Envoy Calls Muslim Detention Centers 'campuses'

A top Chinese diplomat claimed Friday that detention centers for Muslims in China's western province of Xinjiang are "campuses, not camps" and said they are eventually going to be closed as a "training program" for ethnic Uighurs is downsized. At...
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'no Meaningful Action': Members Of Congress Slam Trump Administration For Ignoring China...

Bipartisan members of Congress slammed the Trump administration for not punishing China over its unprecedented crackdown on the Uighur Muslim minority in Xinjiang, western China. "It appears that the Administration has taken no meaningful action",...
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“zircon Missile Scandal”; Turkey Talks About Xinjiang; Uk To Ban Hezbollah

The Western Mainstream Media manufactured a scandal about Russia’s hypersonic Zircon missiles after a popular TV host did a program about these munitions could potentially hit the US.
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Report: Us Company To Stop Sales Of Genetic Tech In Xinjiang

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. says it will no longer sell or service genetic sequencers in China's mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang following criticism that they were used for surveillance that enabled human rights abuses, The Wall Street Journal...
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Beijing Safety Alert For Turkey Travel Amid Row Over Treatment Of Ethnic Uyghurs

China has warned its citizens traveling in Turkey to “be wary and pay attention to their personal safety” amid a row between the two countries over the treatment of China’s Muslim ethnic Uyghur people in the Xinjiang region of Asia’s largest...
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#metoouyghur Campaign Asks Chinese Government To Prove That Xinjiang Detainees Are Still Alive

A collage of missing Uighurs in Xinjiang. #MetooUyghur campaign image circulate on social media. As stories of ill treatment and torture in China's “re-education camps” in the western Xinjiang province continue to circulate, Uyghur...
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Is The Brother Of Trump's Education Secretary Helping Build Concentration Camps For Chinese Muslims?

As China's mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority in its far-flung Xinjiang province has elicited condemnation from editorial boards of US newspapers to, more recently, the leader of one of the world's largest Muslim nations,...
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Harsh Turkish Condemnation Of Xinjiang Cracks Muslim Wall Of Silence

Authored by James M. Dorsey via Mid East Soccer blog, In perhaps the most significant condemnation to date of China’s brutal crackdown on Turkic Muslims in its north-western province of Xinjiang, Turkey’s foreign ministry demanded this weekend...
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Ankara Urges Beijing To Close 're-education Camps' For Uyghurs

ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkey calls on Beijing to respect the rights of Uyghurs, a Turkic ethnic group, living in the Chinese northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), and close the so-called re-education camps where up to a million Uyghurs...
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‘i Won't Stop': Kazakh Man Seeks Justice For Family Caught In China's Xinjiang Crackdown

Akikat Kaliolla's parents Kaliolla Tursynuli and Venera Mukatai. Photo provided by Akikat Kaliolla and used with permission. In March 2018, Akikat Kalliola, a Chinese-born naturalised citizen of Kazakhstan, abruptly lost contact with four family...
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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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China Is Using Members Of Its Muslim Minority As Forced Labor

The New York Times reports that China has been using members of an ethnic Muslim minority as forced labor.Who are the Uighurs?The Uighurs are a mostly Muslim ethnic minority group that lives in the Xinjiang region on the western edge of China. The...
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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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Credit Marco Rubio And Bob Menendez For Challenging China's Uighur Injustice

Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., deserve credit for their new bill to punish China for its grotesque concentration camp incarceration of one million Uighur-ethnic civilians in its northwestern Xinjiang...
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