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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...

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.

US and Australia call on China to close secret Uighur re-education...

Western countries including the United States and Australia have called on China to stop detaining Uighurs and other Muslims in secret political re-education camps,...

China defends its ‘people-oriented’ Muslim reeducation program as job training

China will release some Muslim detainees held in the far western region of Xinjiang after they complete their “de-extremization education” by the end of...

The struggles of reporting on China’s secret Uighur ‘re-education camps’

It is probably the most difficult place to report from in China. In the far-western province of Xinjiang, the Chinese campaign to smash Islamic...

UN calls on China to free 1 million Uighurs from alleged...

United Nations' human rights experts have voiced alarm over alleged Chinese political re-education camps for Muslim Uighurs and called for the immediate release of...

‘We’re a people destroyed’: why Uighur Muslims across China are living...

Gene A Bunin has spent the past 18 months talking to Uighur restaurant workers all over China. These conversations reveal how this Muslim minority feel...

In China, the people who barely exist

I watched the old man for about an hour before I approached him. He sat on a dirty blanket on the street corner, bent like a sextant with age, rats scuttling in the gutter below his feet.

Privacy concerns as China expands DNA database

China is building a vast DNA database with no appropriate privacy protection, human rights activists warn. While a genetic database of convicted or suspected criminals...