Serikzhan Bilash faced seven years in prison after highlighting Kazakhs in Xinjiang Camps.
Ablikim Ghopur had been recognized for his contribution to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Almas Nizamidin spoke to his mother Zulpiye Jalalidin during her three-day leave from camps for the Eid holiday.
A source says Eziz was detained in 2017 for driving a neighbor to see their son in jail.
Zinnetgul Tursun’s sister says Turkish authorities sent her to Tajikistan, where she was detained by Chinese police.
Ablikim Yusup said he fled the country as pressure mounts on the Uyghur community from Beijing.
Ablimit Omer was sent to an internment camp after his resignation was labelled an ‘anti-government act.’
Ablikim Yusup had appealed in social media posts for international help, saying he feared for his safety if forced back to China.
Ablikim Yusup had been returned from Bosnia to Qatar, which says it will deport him to China where he fears for his safety.
Metrozi Jumaniyaz, 75, had broken his hip and gotten sick during a 13-month stint in a Hotan camp.
Local police, Uyghurs outside Xinjiang with relatives in the internment camps are unaware of any releases.
'We don’t knock our heads against a stone wall simply because it is there,' he told Turkish media.
Uyghurs and rights experts see no evidence internment camp inmates have been sent home or found jobs.
Akber Ebeydulla was detained for being too ‘proud’ of Uyghur culture, a former classmate says.
A former detainee says his cellmates were sent to the province often within hours of receiving orders.
A classmate identified the man in a propaganda program produced by official media.
But critics say the report is part of a bid to undermine Uyghur culture and identity.
A reporter for Vice News discusses her experience documenting rights violations in the region.
A leading researcher explains why Beijing’s bid to integrate the Uyghur people is unlikely to succeed.
Top US diplomat says XUAR camps are 'truly the stain of the century.'
She says the US risks losing its moral authority if it does not confront China on its treatment of Uyghurs.
Alimjan Emet was beaten to death after denying allegations he had prayed in secret.
Ambassador Nathan Sales calls the claims a pretext to ‘wage war on religion’ in the region.
They also demand unfettered access for UN experts to camps in the region.
Mihrabs are traditionally built into homes to signify the direction one faces when praying.
Officials say Chinese minders bring alcohol and pork, and expect every household member to partake.
Experts believe the July 5, 2009 violence marked a turning point leading to today’s mass internment camps.
Mujahid Yusof Rawa had described the camp as a “training and vocational center.”
Qaharjan Qawul had been detained for calling ‘blacklisted’ families and traveling to Turkey.
But rights groups dismiss his remarks as propaganda and call him a traitor to the Uyghur community.