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...

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...

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...

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’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...

AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it's not the first time the U.S. government has spli...

Jewish museum in Cyprus aims to build bridges to Arab world

LARNACA, Cyprus (AP) — A new Jewish museum in Cyprus aims to be a bridge-builder to the Arab world and beyond, a place where visitors who may never set foot in Israel can learn about the Jewish faith,...

'Thank the Party!' China tries to brainwash Muslims in camps

ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Day after day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China's new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and their loved ones...

'Thank the Party!' China tries to brainwash Muslims in camps

ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Hour upon hour, day upon day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China's new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and t...

'Star Trek' actor George Takei to discuss internment camps

BOSTON (AP) — "Star Trek" actor George Takei (tuh-KAY') is scheduled to speak in Boston about his experiences in U.S. internment camps during World War II. In an event at the Boston ...

'Star Trek' actor George Takei to speak at Boston library

BOSTON (AP) — "Star Trek" actor George Takei (tuh-KAY') is scheduled to speak at the Boston Public Library. Takei on Tuesday is set to discuss his experience during World War II spen...