Mihray Jume, 37, was picked up by a policeman in recent weeks and taken to join untold thousands in numerous re-education camps across Xinjiang.
The campaign is widespread and seeks to undermine faith in Islam, sources say.
Marco Rubio calls attention to widespread DNA collection of Uyghurs.
The fugitives who broke out of Thai detention cells last year have been arrested, Malaysian security officials say.
The daily classes keep tabs on Uyghurs who are not suspected of committing any offenses.
Tursun Ablet was told he could spend up to five years in a camp unless he learned the lyrics.
A Kazakh national recalls seven months in detention in Xinjiang for alleged ‘terrorist activities.’
Muhammad Salih Hajim, 82, had been detained about 40 days before his death.
‘Overflow’ led authorities to truck as many as 640 inmates to alternate camps, a source said.
The system notifies police via linked security cameras when individuals roam too far from ‘safe areas.’
A local security chief says more than 30,000 are from Kashgar city alone.
Sources say existing conditions are worsened in the region’s overcrowded facilities.
Accused by China of promoting separatism, the Uyghur academic had only asked Beijing to uphold its own autonomy laws, supporters say.
Halmurat Ghopur is being investigated for exhibiting ‘nationalistic tendencies,’ sources say.
Local officials had said detainees would be freed after the sensitive annual meeting.
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.