Empty places at the table: Uighur children missing in China

ISTANBUL (AP) — Chinese authorities are placing the children of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities into dozens of state-run orphanages across the far western Xinjiang region, as around 1 million adul...

China distances children from families to subdue Muslim west

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Chinese government has turned four of Meripet's children into orphans, even though she and her husband are alive. The kids were left with their grandmother when t...

China distances children from families to subdue Muslim west

ISTANBUL (AP) — As tens of thousands of Uighur families have been swept up in Chinese President Xi Jinping's campaign to subdue the sometimes restive Xinjiang, there is evidence that the children of d...

Critic of China's internments says Turkey may bar his family

BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken critic of China's internment camps who now lives in Istanbul says his wife and son face potential deportation to China because Turkish authorities might bar them from enter...

Taiwan Nat. Immigration Agency welcomes new immigrants with Moon Festival celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday September 15th, Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency hosted a series of activities and performances in association with I-Mei to welcome new immigra...

Indian Muslims protest China's detention of Uighur Muslims

MUMBAI, India (AP) — About 150 Muslims have protested in Mumbai, India's financial capital, to demand that China stop detaining thousands of minority Uighur Muslims in camps and political indoctrinati...

China, academics tout Beijing's human rights record at UN

GENEVA (AP) — Pro-Beijing scholars brought together by the Chinese government have briskly defended the country's human rights record as criticism grows over the mass internment of ethnic minority Mus...

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 ...

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...

China says no plans to deploy troops to Afghanistan

BEIJING (AP) — China is denying reports that it plans to deploy troops to Afghanistan. Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Wu Qian said Thursday that reports that hundreds of People's Li...

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...

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...

Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — China is blaming "anti-China forces" for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps....

China to UN panel: no arbitrary detention in Uighur region

BERLIN (AP) — China is insisting that there is no "arbitrary detention" and there are no "re-education centers" in the Xinjiang region after a U.N. human rights committee raised concern over reported ...

China newspaper defends Xinjiang Muslim crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — An official Communist Party newspaper is defending China's campaign of pressure and internment against the country's Uighur Muslim minority, saying it had prevented the far-northwestern...