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Xinjiang

Mass detentions, surveillance, and ethnic repression in China’s far west: the situation right now

A scholar discusses forced labor in global chains, and the Chinese government’s collective punishment of the Uyghurs and other Muslims…

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Taking China’s counterterrorism narrative — but also the scale of arbitrary detentions — seriously

Sheena Greitens, a political science professor at the University of Missouri, is a coauthor on a new paper analyzing China’s…

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2020 will be a big year in China sports. Here’s what to watch for

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature. The Tokyo Olympic Games as referendum Make no mistake, the pressure is on…

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James Millward on China’s Repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

We interviewed Georgetown University Professor James Millward at the NEXT China 2019 Conference in New York City on November 21,…

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‘The darkness only deepens’: A decade of stories of loss in Xinjiang

“It took me years to feel normal again. Actually, I still don’t feel normal.” “I realized that the Chinese Communist…

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The reason for China’s relatively muted response to Ozil’s Xinjiang comments

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature. Arsenal had already been under immense pressure for the past couple of months.…

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Nationalism ruined my Chinese friendships

Xinjiang. Hong Kong. Democracy. Racism. How does an American-educated Chinese talk to her mainland Chinese friends about these subjects? Connie…

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Futbolista del Arsenal Tuitea sobre Uigures y China Cancela Transmisión de Partido

Mesut Özil es jugador de fútbol profesional de origen turco-alemán y estrella del Arsenal de la Liga Premier de Inglaterra,…

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Científicos se oponen a recolección de ADN de Uigures

Como parte del proyecto (con tintes orwellianos) de vigilancia y control de minorías étnicas musulmanas, entre ellos los Uigures en…

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Los “Cables de China”: la mirada de un académico especializado en Xinjiang

“Nunca permita fugas, nunca permita problemas, nunca permita ataques al personal, nunca permita muertes anormales …” Darren Byler (investigador postdoctoral…

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Beijing says Uyghurs in internment camps have ‘graduated’

Screenshot from CGTN’s 50-minute video titled, “Fighting terrorism in Xinjiang” (link below) After exposés published by the New York Times (porous paywall)…

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Scientists object to DNA collection from Uyghurs

As part of the Orwellian project of surveillance and control of Muslim ethnic minorities like Uyghurs in Xinjiang, Chinese authorities…

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Big Brother and big data at work in Xinjiang

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, who covers China for Axios, was the lead reporter on an explosive leak of documents detailing the ongoing…

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U.S. House passes Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019

Chén Quánguó 陈全国, Party secretary of Xinjiang, is named as a target of sanctions in the Uyghur Human Rights Policy…

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A Xinjiang scholar’s close reading of the China Cables

“Never allow escapes, never allow trouble, never allow attacks on staff, never allow abnormal deaths…” Darren Byler analyzes the 25…

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