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15 Western ambassadors raise concerns about Xinjiang in letter

A significant development in the international response to the situation in Xinjiang: …

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People’s Daily on forced homestays in Xinjiang

State media is reporting on China’s nightmarish program of forced…

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Mass relocations in Xinjiang

Xinhua News Agency reports: About 160,000 farmers and herders in…

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Xinjiang: A homestay program for forced cultural assimilation

Yesterday, there were two well-documented new reports about the internment camps and other abuses being perpetrated in Xinjiang: Ben…

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Cuffs, cattle prods, and Chinese textbooks in Xinjiang

Ben Dooley of Agence France-Presse has a new report on the internment camps in Xinjiang, which begins like…

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The ‘students’ of Xinjiang — Beijing on the defensive

“Dispelling any doubts that the Chinese government is trying to create a new narrative about its

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Chinese soccer, with its government meddling, still doesn’t get it

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks…

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China explicitly acknowledges, tries to justify concentration camps in Xinjiang

The South China Morning Post reports that Xinjiang “has revised…

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Cui Tiankai denies existence of camps in Xinjiang

Cuī Tiānkǎi 崔天凯, China’s ambassador in Washington, gave an interview to NPR yesterday. Most of the speech seemed quite…

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Xinjiang: Beijing hits back with propaganda campaign

“China is mounting an increasingly sophisticated counterattack to criticism of its policies in the restive, heavily Muslim…

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Changing place names to ‘better reflect Chinese culture’ in Ningxia, and ‘wonderful’ Xinjiang

“China’s Muslim detention camps spark protests in Islamic world” reads the headline of this Wall Street Journal article (paywall)…

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‘China’s big mistake’ in Xinjiang

“Pakistani businessmen whose wives and children are trapped in China’s restive Xinjiang are traveling to Beijing to lobby their…

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Pakistan raises treatment of Uyghurs with China

The Nation, a respected Pakistani newspaper, has this noteworthy report: Pakistan has demanded China to soften restrictions…

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Increasing Uyghur activism abroad against abuses in Xinjiang

The South China Morning Post says: “Emboldened by international scrutiny, the American Uyghur diaspora is increasingly willing…

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Beijing dismisses reports of enormous abuses in Xinjiang

As we noted in our Access newsletter yesterday (paywall), several events coincided over the weekend and on Monday…

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