#MeTooUyghur: Relatives of captive citizens demand China releases proof-of-life videos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video released by Chinese authorities “confirming” detained Uighur musician Abdurehim Heyit is still alive has prompted an unexpected social media movement, ...

Turkey urges China to respect Uighur rights, close camps

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has called China's treatment of its minority Uighurs "a great cause of shame for humanity." In a statement Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy...

Erik Prince post-Blackwater enterprise announces training center in Xinjiang, China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Frontier Services Group (FSG), founded in part by Erik Prince, the man responsible for the mercenary company Blackwater, announced last week that it is preparing to op...

China: RSF and coalition of NGOs demand Google abandon Project Dragonfly

TAIPEI (RSF) -- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as a member of a coalition of 60 NGOs wrote to Google's CEO on Dec. 11 demanding he abandon the development of a censored search engine for the Chin...

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...

Congress hears testimony on China's 'ruthless' persecution of religious minorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Nov. 28 in Washington D.C., the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) held a hearing on the Chinese Communist Party’s suppression of religious commun...

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...

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 ...

Uyghur professor missing for 8 months, likely detained in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to reports a well-known and respected Uyghur professor has gone missing in Beijing. Professor Rahile Dawut, a scholar at Xinjiang University may have bee...

UN panel concerned over Chinese detention of Uyghurs

BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. anti-discrimination committee raised concerns on Friday over China's treatment of the Uyghur Muslim minority, citing reports of mass detentions as it considered Beijing&...

Chinese Muslims must wear GPS tracking devices on trips to Mecca

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese government’s oppression of Muslim ethnic minorities in China was further evidenced this past week by the actions required of the Islamic Association of C...

China’s catalog of oppression in Xinjiang – and why Taiwan could be next

The images that emerged from Xinjiang Province in China last week of Uighur women having their clothes forcibly cut from their bodies by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) law enforcement officer...

China enforces dress code in Xinjiang by cutting up women's clothing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Photographs out of Xinjiang, China over the past few days have documented how police and Communist cadres in the region are enforcing dress codes imposed on Uyghur women. ...

Human Rights Watch sends letter to EU asking for China to free Taiwan activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of a summit between the European Union and China next month, Human Rights Watch and other non-governmental organizations sent an open letter to EU leaders, asking th...