Sources say existing conditions are worsened in the region’s overcrowded facilities.
US lawmakers warn Washington to avoid condoning restrictions in the name of counterterrorism.
The men were accused of acts of ‘extremism,’ including unauthorized religious pilgrimages.
A Uyghur former village chief says Party loyalty couldn’t save his family from a crackdown.
They live in cramped quarters while as many as 1,000 detainees are admitted every few days.
The missing man was a former Chinese government official who recently emigrated to neighboring Kazakhstan, falling foul of a crackdown by authorities in Xinjiang.
Tipsters are getting paid for info on ‘terrorists,’ as well as ‘disloyal’ officials and public figures.
They say the claims lack evidence and are part of a bid to further exert control over Xinjiang.
The young men willingly heeded a call to leave their studies, but were immediately imprisoned.
Spies can earn up to US $760,000 for info on planned ‘terror attacks.’
The Kazakhs are held under administrative detention for possessing material deemed to incite ethnic hatred and promote terrorism, officials say.
Government officials are sent to live in the homes of ethnic minority families for a week, as Uyghur police officers are subjected to additional security checks.
More than 3,300 of Bullaqsu’s residents are jailed or in political re-education camps.
The campaign is a ‘gross violation’ of human rights, a watchdog says.
Her husband says she was illegally arrested after applying for a passport.
The order comes amid a clampdown during China’s annual Communist Party Congress.
Their crops spoiled while they were forced to attend ‘Congress studies,’ sources say.