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‘Organised cruelty’: who are the Uighurs and why does China want to ’round them...

China's government launched a "smashing, obliterating offensive" in its western province of Xinjiang. What is happening there? And who are the Uighurs?

Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan Remarks at the Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang Event

We will hear first-hand accounts today that separate truth from fiction when it comes to China’s brutal campaign of repression of Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, ethnic Kyrgyz, and other Muslim minority groups in Xinjiang.

China called out over Uyghur Muslim detention by multiple countries, including Australia

Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uyghurs in its north-west Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the UN Human Rights Council.

A wave of Islamic countries started to stand up to China over its persecution...

Activists and politicians in places like the US and UN regularly slam China over the crackdown. Beijing continually tells its Western critics to back off, but goes above and beyond to prevent Muslim countries from standing up for Uighurs.

As Uighurs Disappear in China, Loved Ones Overseas Demand Answers

Many members of the Uighur ethnic group living in exile are worried that their relatives back home in China are locked up in internment...

U.S. Senate revives bill that could sanction China over treatment of its Muslims

U.S. lawmakers revived a bill Thursday that could pave the way for sanctions against China over its mass internment of Muslim ethnic...

China passes law to make Islam ‘compatible with socialism’

New decree seeks to 'guide Islam', as crackdown against Muslims and Islamic symbols continues. MORE ON CHINA

China Applies Xinjiang’s Policing Lessons to Other Muslim Areas

China’s draconian policing of Muslims in its western region of Xinjiang is being replicated in other parts of the country, particularly in areas with...

Uighur leaders warn China’s actions could be ‘precursors to genocide’

Uighur leaders have called on democratic governments to confront China over its treatment of ethnic minority Uighur Muslims.

At U.N., China Defends Mass Detention of Uighur Muslims

China faced calls on Tuesday from Western government to end its mass detention of Uighur Muslims, but brusquely rebuffed the concerns as “not factual”...

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