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Uyghur

The future of Uyghur cultural — and halal — life in the Year of the Pig

Top: Uyghur children dressed in Han cultural clothing celebrating the year of the pig in Hotan in 2019   Up until 2018,…

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Re-education camps in China’s ‘no-rights zone’ for Muslims: What everyone needs to know

Update: For a more current look at the situation in Xinjiang, see our August 2019 article: China’s ‘social re-engineering’ of…

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Sinica Podcast: Gerry Shih on China’s Uyghur Muslims, under pressure at home and abroad

This week’s Sinica is now live. Listen to it here. Associated Press (AP) reporter Gerry Shih was hard at work in 2017 writing…

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Uyghurs in Syria want revenge, not holy war?

Are China’s Uyghurs involved in global jihadi terrorism? The question is highly politicized. Western critics say the Chinese government hypes the…

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Where does Chinese Islamophobia come from?

It may be tempting to think that Islamophobia in China is imported from the West. That is partially true, but Han…

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An American’s 7 months in a Chinese jail

What's it like inside the Beijing No. 1 Detention Center? Michael Manning discusses the inmate hierarchies, food and fear he…

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An American's 7 months in a Chinese jail

What's it like inside the Beijing No. 1 Detention Center? Michael Manning discusses the inmate hierarchies, food and fear he…

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