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2019/09/19 | The Conversation
How Technology Turned Its Back on Uyghurs
When the Chinese government first implemented cellphone networks in Xinjiang, social media platforms like WeChat became a major communication tool for Uyghurs — but it turned out to be a trap.
2019/03/14 | TIME
Chinese Official Says Xinjiang Detention Camps May Eventually Be Phased Out
The official also compared the internment camps, which house up to 1.5 million Muslims, to 'boarding schools.'
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.
2019/03/05 | TIME
Trump Urged by Lawmakers to Take Action on China's Abuse of Muslims
US lawmakers said the Trump administration has taken 'no meaningful action' to stand up for China's ethnic Uyghur and other minority Muslims.
2019/02/14 | William Yang
#MeTooUyghur: The Mystery of a Uyghur Musician Triggers an Online Campaign
While the international community debates the authenticity of a video of Uyghur musician Abdurehim Heyit, an exiled Uyghur in Finland kicks off a new online campaign demanding Beijing to release more evidence of the millions of others who are reportedly detained in Xinjiang’s re-education camps.
2019/02/11 | Global Voices
'I Won't Stop': Kazakh Man Seeks Justice for Family in Xinjiang Crackdown
'Some Kazakhs were cowards. We don't say anything about what is happening to our neighbors until it happens to us.'
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.
Uyghur Extraditions Reveal China's Growing Surveillance State
China's concern about growing Uyghur unrest has led to Orwellian measures being imposed on Xinjiang and elsewhere.
2017/11/30 | Michael Clarke
China Tightens Grip in Xinjiang amid Belt and Road
Comprehensive control of 'stability' in Xinjiang has become a heightened strategic imperative with the launch of China's Belt and Road initiative.