In a battle of letters that unfolded at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva this month, 22 countries formally condemned China's mass detention of some 1.5 million Muslims in determent camps. In response, China enlisted the support of fellow authoritarian countries. The resulting letter was signed by 37 states, and read: "We commend China’s remarkable achievements in the field of human rights.”
Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have forced nearly 3,500 monks and nuns from the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Center.
This week’s meeting in Pyongyang is the fifth between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. It’s the first to take place in North Korea.
The tariffs hit a broad range of goods, from vegetables and livestock to textiles and natural gas.
The five men were held at the Lop county detention camp in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).
Uyghur Muslims complain of
pervasive ethnic discrimination, religious repression, and cultural suppression in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
This map shows places where Myanmar government forces are fighting rebel groups in Rakhine, Kachin, Shan and Chin states.
China is the largest prison in the world for journalists,
with more than 60 individuals behind bars.
A new study found that more than 30,000 women and girls migrate from Myanmar’s Shan and Kachin states into China each year. Many are forced to marry Chinese men, or are trafficked as birth surrogates.
A report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project found that Chinese authorities have interned, imprisoned or forcibly disappeared 338 Uyghur intellectuals since April 2017. Here are 10 prominent Uyghur intellectual figures whose detentions were confirmed by RFA’s Uyghur Service: