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Beijing white paper says Uyghurs are not Turkic

In the 1950s, the South African government began a campaign…

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‘Tough stuff,’ Trump says about China’s network of camps in Xinjiang

Donald Trump met various victims of religious persecution from around the world on Wednesday, including four people from China: among…

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Xinjiang, Huawei, and the techno-trade war

It’s day 378 of the U.S.-China techno-trade war by our count. One noteworthy development: The U.S….

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New head for Xinjiang Small Group, same old body

I once called senior Party leader Wāng Yáng 汪洋 “the most interesting man on the Politburo Standing Committee.” Well now…

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Weekly Briefing: Who is the real Mulan?; #MeToo in Chinese; China is going to Mars

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing is our newest…

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A letter praising ‘counter-terrorism’ program in Xinjiang from 37 countries

Top photo: A visual representation of countries that signed letters to…

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Chinese diplomat defends China’s Xinjiang policy with old-fashioned racism

Lijian Zhao 赵立坚 is the deputy chief of mission of the Chinese embassy in Islamabad. He is also a prolific…

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Xinjiang: Joint letter at UN signed by 22 countries, but not U.S.

Reuters reports that “Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention…

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Beijing says Xinjiang is ‘model of human rights protection’

According to the latest state media readout (English, Chinese) of Turkish President…

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Requiem for the ‘Living Dead’: Ten years after 7-5

July 5, 2009, is a date that forever changed the course of Xinjiang history. The lives of…

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Chinese media: Turkey president Erdoğan says Uyghurs ‘living happily in Xinjiang’

The top story on the websites of all central state media outlets today is the Xinhua readout of Turkish…

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The SupChina Quiz: Xinjiang

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time. Last month was a quiz in commemoration…

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Is the Arabic-speaking world finally learning about Xinjiang?

A YouTuber named Joe HaTTab put out a 15-minute video in Arabic titled “Where…

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A memorial to Uyghur civil rights and the legacy of Tiananmen

Pictured: The Uyghur student activist Örkesh, better known in English-language media as Wu’er Kaixi, raises his arms…

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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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