His tenants have been told to go back to Xinjiang, where authorities will be told of their 'situation," a police source says.
An official says there are no plans to release the approximately 6,000 detainees.
New estimates suggest 30 percent of the region’s Uyghurs are made to undergo political ‘re-education' in camps or daily sessions.
State media reports on the proposal, as well as a plan to outfit Muslim pilgrims with GPS devices.
The lawmakers call on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to appeal for their unconditional release.
Beijing faces high-level criticism in Washington for violating the rights of the Muslim minority.
Veteran Chinese dissident Hu Jia calls for international scrutiny to protect jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti
Men who escaped from a Thai detention center could face deportation to China.
If the students do not take part in the campaign, they cannot re-enroll in their universities.
Authorities in Xinjiang put scissors to skirts in public to enforce a ban on long skirts worn by ethnic minorities.
Tursun Izchi, who was injured in the Chinese military crackdown on Uyghurs amid ethnic unrest in Urumchi, recalls events on the ninth anniversary.
Officials confirm she had been held for a year after being accused of ‘religious extremism.’
They are sent to facilities where conditions are reportedly overcrowded and ‘terrible.’
A judicial department official confirms that authorities have a ‘target’ to meet.
Former inmates and relatives describe beatings, torture and humiliation of detainees, as well as deaths from ill-health and violence.
Most were elderly detainees who expired as a result of complications from high blood pressure, officials say.
Reports say authorities are also recruiting dozens of armed guards to secure the facilities.