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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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The ‘patriotism’ of not speaking Uyghur

Urumqi No. 1 Primary school, 2018: Uyghur script “disappeared.” Photo by Joanne Smith Finley Uyghur “patriotism”…

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Indonesia and the Xinjiang internment camps

In “Elite maneuvering, the Uyghur crisis, and Indonesian politics,” Tom Pepinsky annotates a…

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Forced labor in Xinjiang camps

Emily Feng of the Financial Times reports that…

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Spying on the Uyghurs

“Spying on the Uyghurs: A first-person account from a Han Chinese student” is the title of a…

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‘As if you’ve spent your whole life in prison’: Starving and subdued in Xinjiang detention centers

When Chinese state authorities prepared to release Gulbahar Jelil, an ethnic Uyghur woman born and raised in Kazakhstan,…

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Ningxia to learn from Xinjiang ‘experiences in promoting social stability’

Since China’s mass detention of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang was first documented in detail

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