Gheyret Abdurahman joins four others arrested from the Academy of Social Sciences of Xinjiang in recent crackdowns.
Observers dismiss the warning and say China uses terrorism as a pretext to clamp down on the region.
Haji Mirzahid Kerimi was sentenced to 11 years, despite a serious health condition.
Memetjan Abliz Boriyar had approved more than 100 books later blacklisted by the government.
Abdughapar Abdurusul’s wife is believed to have died in detention and his eldest son is missing.
Among the crimes listed are ‘buying maps’ and ‘refusing to watch state television.’
Xinjiang University lecturer Abdurehim Rahman had visited Turkey to conduct research.
Bipartisan legislation would push for sanctions and set up a State Department coordinator on Xinjiang.
Chinese government takes issue with Golden Shoes, arrests Chimengul Awut
An investigation found the publisher had issued 600 books with ‘improper political content.’
Representing Kyrgyzstan, Khasan Baudunov wins two medals in Argentina.
A Uyghur in exile says his two younger brothers are among those held in the facility.
The campaign comes amid a wider move by authorities to equate halal food with religious extremism.
More than a dozen Western states criticize mass detention program that Beijing says is job training to quell extremism.
Nurtay Hajim was targeted after his school for Uyghur orphans accepted the children of political prisoners.
Rahile Dawut went missing in December and is believed held in a political ‘re-education camp.’
A Uyghur mother details how multiple detentions at the hands of Xinjiang authorities affected her family.