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U.S. government sanctions China for abuse of Muslim minorities

The U.S. has become the first country to sanction any Chinese company or official for abuses in Xinjiang. The moves…

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Xinjiang sanctions finally come, two days before 13th round of trade talks

The system of mass internment camps for Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang has been documented in a steady…

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Friday Song: Abdurehim Heyit, the Uyghur Bob Dylan, who was disappeared

The song above, “Atilar,” features in Krish Raghav’s list of 70 songs for 70 years of the People’s Republic of…

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Xinjiang education reform and the eradication of Uyghur-language books

The “bilingual” education system introduced over the past decade in Xinjiang is better characterized as an attempt to transform minority…

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China’s crackdown on Islam goes nationwide

Photo credit: SupChina illustration For China’s Muslims, these are the darkest days in decades. Just a few months ago, that statement…

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China’s widening crackdown on Islam reaches Henan

On Wednesday, we published a little scoop from the United Nations — Chinese Foreign Minister Wáng Yì 王毅 raised the topic of…

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Sinica Podcast: Christian Shepherd on China’s war on Uyghur culture

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. This week on the Sinica Podcast, Kaiser and Jeremy speak with Christian Shepherd,…

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Christian Shepherd on Xinjiang and China’s changing ethnic policy

This week on the Sinica Podcast, Kaiser and Jeremy speak with Christian Shepherd, the Beijing correspondent for the Financial Times.…

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Christian Uyghurs also detained in Xinjiang

The re-education campaign in Xinjiang is ostensibly about stamping out islamic extremism. But Nathan Vanderklippe of the Globe and Mail reports that…

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Exclusive: China on the offensive about Xinjiang — raises issue at U.N.

United Nations Headquarters New York, New York Today at the United Nations Security Council in New York, the situation of…

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Trump attacks China, defends religious freedom, totally ignores Uyghurs

Before he began swatting at the Democratic Party’s impeachment inquiry earlier today, President Donald Trump was at the United Nations General…

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Video: Uyghur prisoners shaved, shackled, and blindfolded

More grim news for Muslims in China. The image above is from a video widely circulated on social media on the weekend that appears…

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U.S. Senate passes Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act

Photo credit: Ozan Kose / AFP / Getty / SupChina illustration. The demonstrator’s mask bears the light blue color of…

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How companies profit from forced labor in Xinjiang

Factories of Turkic Muslim internment, part of China’s reeducation camp system, are subsidized and directed by the state, and employ…

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‘Terrorism’: Beijing issues white paper defending Uyghur internment camps

In July, facing growing international pressure about the internment camps that are imprisoning more than a million Uyghurs, the Chinese government…

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