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Why is China repressing the Uyghurs in Xinjiang?

Like its counterparts in the West, the Chinese government is using the pretext of fighting "Islamic extremism" to expand its repressive powers and gain a geostrategic advantage.

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

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

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.

China released a Uyghur mother to silence her US son – then sent her back to detention next day

Despite meeting with Secretary Pompeo this year, Jawdat said he and other American Uyghurs are losing hope that the State Department can rescue their loved ones and that it is "not doing enough."
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China’s still building detention camps in Xinjiang — and they’re getting even bigger

China appears to be expanding its network of secret detention facilities for Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang, despite official claims that all detainees have been released from the camps.

China forces 500,000 Tibetans into labour camps

China is pushing hundreds of thousands of Tibetans into forced labour camps, mirroring a program in the western Xinjiang region, as the International Olympic Committee is urged to strip Beijing of the Winter Olympics.

Disgrace! ‘Mulan’ Has a Message: Serve China and Forget About the Uighurs

The film was put together by a team of Western scriptwriters who seem to have done very little homework, resulting in a jumbled mess whose absorption of China’s nationalist myths is largely unconscious.

Trump administration weighs accusing China of ‘genocide’ over Uighurs

The United States is weighing formally labeling China’s brutal repression of ethnic Muslim minority Uighurs a “genocide,” two Trump administration officials said.