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‘Saved’ by state terror: Gendered violence and propaganda in Xinjiang

There is no such thing as a monolithic “Xinjiang woman.” And they don’t need saving by…

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‘Truth hidden in the dark’: Chinese international student responses to Xinjiang

Pictured: Students line up for a public presentation on the mass internment of Uyghurs with Rushan Abbas…

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‘Automated racism’ — facial recognition software targets Uyghurs

In a front-page story in today’s New York Times print edition (link to newspaper front; 

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The future of the fight to preserve Uyghur culture

Top photo: A village meshrep, or Uyghur community gathering incorporating music, dance, and other arts…

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Sinica Podcast: Nury Turkel on the Xinjiang crisis

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. Kaiser sat down with Nury Turkel, chairman and founder of the…

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Uyghurs don’t need to be saved. Their stories need to be mainstreamed

Poets — and the musicians who perform their lyrics — are at the forefront of…

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1.5 million Muslims are in China’s camps — scholar

Adrian Zenz is a researcher at the European School of Culture and Theology in Korntal, Germany. Last year, he…

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Photos of the Day: Views of Urumqi and Kashgar

Last month, I took a trip to Xinjiang — specifically, Urumqi and Kashgar. My trip was booked for 10 days,…

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‘The night is thick’: Uyghur poets respond to the disappearance of their relatives

The painting “Second Nature” by the contemporary Uyghur artist Nijat Hushur, above, reflects the…

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After year-long stint in detention camp, Uyghur footballer Erfan Hezim signs with new Chinese club

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which 

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Ankara to Beijing: Xinjiang is ‘a great shame for humanity’

Image: From recent protest in Brussels against China’s re-education camps for Uyghurs (AFP) The government of Turkey has strongly condemned…

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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…

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Conditions are worsening for foreign journalists in China

Last year, foreign journalists in China saw the greatest level…

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Kazakhs to leave, but who will speak for the Uyghurs?

NPR reports: China is letting more than 2,000 ethnic Kazakhs drop their Chinese…

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The latest grim news from Xinjiang

Darren Byler writes on SupChina that “Uyghur ‘patriotism’ in China’s Xinjiang region…

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