Taiwan, U.S. express online support for Muslims in Xinjiang

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Wednesday reposted a tweet posted by Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) expressing concern over China's repression of Uighur Muslims in China...

Kazakh activist campaigning against Chinese camps arrested

BEIJING (AP) — A prominent activist campaigning for the release of ethnic Kazakhs caught in a sweeping crackdown on Muslims in China has been arrested in the Kazakh city of Almaty. L...

Poet fears for his people as China 'Sinicizes' religion

JINAN, China (AP) — Cui Haoxin is too young to remember the days of his people's oppression under Mao Zedong. The 39-year-old poet was born after the Cultural Revolution of 1966-76, ...

China may be planning Xinjiang-style concentration camps in Ningxia: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to recent reports out of China, Xinjiang-style internment camps, which are designed to wipe out local ethnic customs and religious beliefs among the local minori...

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 says it won't be pushed around by US on trade

NITED NATIONS (AP) — China warned Friday that its critical relationship with the United States could break "like a glass," and used the most global of stages to warn the Trump administ...

U.S. mulls sanctions against China over Uighur camps: New York Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States might soon slap sanctions on Chinese officials and companies over the massive internment campaign against its Muslim Uighur minority in Xinjiang, reports...

Satellite photos show China working in overdrive expanding internment camp for Uighurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Satellite images were posted in a Wall Street Journal article on Aug. 17 of before and after satellite images showing an internment camp in Xinjiang holding ethnic Ui...

The Latest: US: Myanmar continues Rohingya ethnic cleansing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the State Department's annual report on international religious freedom (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The Trump administration says ...

US says up to 120,000 political prisoners held in N. Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is estimating that 80,000 to 120,000 political prisoners are being held in prison camps in North Korea. That's according to the State Depar...

Chinese imprisoned for 2 years after teaching about Islam

BEIJING (AP) — A member of a Muslim minority group has been sentenced to two years in a Chinese prison after forming online discussions groups to teach about Islam. Huang Shike was a...

Taiwan flag design back in focus after Emirates Airlines flag pin debacle

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) -- Last week's furor at Emirates Airlines over whether or not staff should be able to wear Taiwan flag pin badges has put the issue of the Taiwan flag firmly back on...