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2020/10/26 | Voice of America

Relatives of Missing Uyghurs Learn Their Fate Years Later

China is now officially announcing the indictments or deaths of family members who vanished years ago in reeducation camps in Xinjiang, some members of the Uyghur community say.

2020/06/18 | Deutsche Welle

Trump Signs Sanctions Law Over China Crackdown of Uyghurs

Donald Trump has signed into law an act that authorizes sanctions against Chinese officials over the mass incarceration of Uyghur Muslims. The move is likely to deliver a fresh blow to the already tense U.S.-China ties.

2020/05/28 | Deutsche Welle

US Reconsiders Hong Kong's Special Treatment, Seeks China Sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer operates autonomously from Beijing. Meanwhile, in Congress, proposed sanctions linked to China's repression of Uyghur Muslims passed overwhelmingly.

2019/03/13 | TIME

US Official in Taipei: 'The Chinese Government Is at War With Faith'

US diplomat Sam Brownback has spoken out against religious persecution of Muslims and Christians in China.

2018/09/20 | Jerome Alan Cohen

'Xinjiang Initiative' Unites Scholars in Opposition to Suppression of Uyghur Identity

Scholars are rallying together to call attention to the terrible suppression of more than a million Uyghurs in Xinjiang.

2017/02/24 | Michael Clarke

'Striking Hard’ with ‘Thunderous Power’: Beijing's Show of Force in Xinjiang

Beijing appears either unwilling or unable to perceive that its hard line in Xinjiang is providing fertile conditions for the extremism it so fears by providing an already marginalized ethnic minority population with motive and opportunity for the mobilization of political violence.

2016/09/19 | Darnell Gardner Jr.

Uyghur Rapper Reps China’s West

AThree-Arslan hopes his music can help reshape perceptions of Xinjiang and its people.