The House Speaker says the US can’t hesitate to ‘call out’ China due to commercial interests.
China had released a video to dispute claims that a prominent Uyghur musician died in custody.
Qalymbek has reportedly been admitted to a Bangkok hospital after self-harming, and his family fear China could seek his repatriation from there, too.
Ankara also urges the international community and the United Nations to pressure Beijing.
Businessman Qalymbek Shahman said he 'couldn't bear' the ethnic profiling he suffered in China, which has locked up at least one million Muslims in camps.
The revelation points to the expansion of a secret system used to disperse detainees throughout the country.
Uyghurs and Kazakhs are threatened with incarceration in 're-education' camps in the northwestern region of Xinjiang if they refuse.
The Feb. 5, 1997 killings of peaceful Uyghur protesters by Chinese security forces left hundreds dead.
Bitter Winter vows to ‘never shut up’ while people are persecuted because of their faith.
They say that amid a crackdown in Xinjiang, voices like Tohti’s ‘are needed more than ever.’
Sources say poor conditions sapped his health, and his body was never handed over to his family.
The act would dedicate new resources to documenting the crackdown and protecting US citizens against Chinese harassment.
A Uyghur mother in exile discovers the daughter she was forced to leave behind in a video about Uyghur children in Xinjiang.
His cousin says he was arrested for maintaining contact with family members who fled the region.
Observers say Beijing’s rejection of his advice about policies in Xinjiang has furthered instability there.
Rahmutullah Shirbaqi had been living with his elderly grandparents when he went missing last month.
Dina Eganbayurt was sent to a camp in a secret trial, and her family wasn't told why.
Protestors criticize Indonesian government for not being assertive enough over China’s Treatment of the Uyghurs.
Adil Mijit vanished in early November after recovering in a hospital following heart surgery.
China is treading between respecting human rights and fighting extremism, Indonesian vice president says.
Ghalip Qurban filed grievances with the central government and was arrested on his return to the XUAR.
Zahirshah Ablimit and his parents had travelled to Turkey before their detention last year.
Abdukerim Abduweli’s case has been routinely raised with China by rights groups and Western governments.
The group also urges Beijing to observe human rights, on the anniversary of a UN rights declaration.
Security measures are removed and residents are warned to refrain from speaking about the facilities.
Gheyret Abdurahman joins four others arrested from the Academy of Social Sciences of Xinjiang in recent crackdowns.
They say China is a ‘significant exception’ in the advancement of human rights since the declaration was enacted.
Around one-fifth of the population is detained for ‘inappropriate phone content’ and ‘misdemeanors.’
Askar Yunus had published work about the golden era of his ethnic group’s history.
Observers dismiss the warning and say China uses terrorism as a pretext to clamp down on the region.