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Xinjiang

His dictionaries taught Chinese to the Uyghur world. Then he was taken away

Illustration by John Oquist Hüsenjan was a Chinese state employee — and member of the Chinese Communist Party — tasked…

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Preserving Uyghur art and culture amid cultural genocide

This article first appeared on Asia Art Tours, a project that tries to highlight art and activism in Asia through media…

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Han migrants incentivized to move to Xinjiang as Uyghurs sent away

There is well-documented evidence that the Chinese government is transferring detained Uyghurs from internment camps in Xinjiang to factories in other parts…

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‘Heaviness in the stomach’: A Uyghur daughter alone in America on her birthday during a pandemic

“I started to see a sadness in their eyes. They had become sad. They didn’t know what to do, so…

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Nike reacts to reports of Uyghur forced labor

SupChina illustration by Derek Zheng Nike is “reviewing its suppliers’ hiring practices in China,” the Washington Post reports, after reports…

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Nike and U.S. senators react to reports of Uyghur forced labor

Nike is “reviewing its suppliers’ hiring practices in China,” the Washington Post reports, after reports that one of its factories…

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More than 80,000 Uyghurs in coerced labor across China — report

Photo credit: Australian Strategic Policy Institute. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has published a new report titled “Uyghurs for sale.” This…

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New leaks — Uyghurs targeted for behaviors with no connection to ‘separatism’

Photo credit: Adrian Zenz on Twitter. A new leak of documents from the Chinese government provides further details of the…

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New leaks show how China targeted Muslims for internment

SupChina illustration by Derek Zheng A new leak of documents from the Chinese government provides further details of the Chinese…

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‘In Xinjiang, a growing number of reports confirm mass detention of Hui citizens.’

Gene A. Bunin is a writer and translator currently based in Almaty, Kazakhstan, who has been researching the Uyghur language…

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The disappearance of Perhat Tursun, one of the Uyghur world’s greatest authors

Perhat Tursun is the preeminent modernist Uyghur author, a self-proclaimed Kafka character whose novels are among the most influential in Uyghur society.…

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Mass detentions, surveillance, and ethnic repression in China’s far west: the situation right now

A scholar discusses forced labor in global chains, and the Chinese government’s collective punishment of the Uyghurs and other Muslims…

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Taking China’s counterterrorism narrative — but also the scale of arbitrary detentions — seriously

Sheena Greitens, a political science professor at the University of Missouri, is a coauthor on a new paper analyzing China’s…

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2020 will be a big year in China sports. Here’s what to watch for

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature. The Tokyo Olympic Games as referendum Make no mistake, the pressure is on…

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James Millward on China’s Repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

We interviewed Georgetown University Professor James Millward at the NEXT China 2019 Conference in New York City on November 21,…

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