Video shows Kazakh girl cry for family held in Xinjiang, China detention camp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Taiwanese Netizens have been moved to tears by a video posted on Facebook on Sunday (March 10) showing a Kazakh girl weeping as she pleads for help to get her family released ...

China: U.S. sanctions over Xinjiang will be met with proportionate retaliation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese ambassador told Reuters yesterday (Nov. 27) that the U.S. should expect proportionate retaliation if it takes out any sanctions over Xinjiang. Cui Tiankai, Ch...

Keanu Reeves spotted in Chinese anti-Muslim propaganda poster in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Images of a Chinese propaganda poster preaching against "religious extremism" which bizarrely includes a photo of Hawaiian-Canadian actor Keanu Reeves suddenly starte...

China urges 'extremists' in Xinjiang to surrender with new 18-point crime list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conditions for Uighur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region continue to deteriorate as small factions of Communist Party surveillance and security forces ste...

Nat. ambassadors demand China's accountability for human rights abuses in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fifteen ambassadors to China have sent a letter of concern with a petition to the Chinese Communist party in Xinjiang, in response to international outcry over the brutal ...

Xinjiang and the ‘Chinese Dream’

CANBERRA (East Asia Forum) -- Since ethnic riots broke out in Urumqi in 2009, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has steadily turned Xinjiang into a provincial police state. Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other ...

China's Xinjiang region legalizes Muslim internment camps

Chinese authorities in the far-northwestern region of Xinjiang on Wednesday revised legislation to permit the use of "education and training centers" to combat religious extremism. In pract...

US lawmakers urge export restrictions targeting Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of tougher American export restrictions to prevent sales of equipment that could be used in China's massive security clampdown targeting the ...

UN panel 'alarmed' by reports over Xinjiang

The UN's Geneva-based Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination said Thursday it was alarmed by "numerous reports of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslim minorities" being detaine...

US lawmakers urge sanctioning China officials over crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — A group of U.S. lawmakers are calling on their government to impose sanctions including asset freezes and visa bans on Chinese officials and companies tied to alleged massive human righ...

Is China building 'political reeducation' camps for Muslim minorities?

DW: Where is information about the reeducation camps in Xinjiang coming from? Adrian Zenz: The most important sources are government reports that are often published by local media. These include of...

AP Exclusive: In western China, thought police instill fear

KORLA, China (AP) — Nobody knows what happened to the Uighur student after he returned to China from Egypt and was taken away by police. Not his village neighbors in China's far west...

Tibet chief demands monasteries display Chinese flags

BEIJING (AP) — Tibet's Communist Party chief has demanded that Buddhist monasteries display the national flag as part of efforts to shore up Chinese control over the restive region. In an editorial...