The detainees were delivered in more than a dozen buses, escorted by police under the cover of night.
Those gathered urge Washington to move beyond words to ‘concrete action.’
China’s embassy in Australia provided details on their situation following pressure from Canberra.
The bipartisan group of lawmakers say the Trump administration has failed to act on the issue.
Hemdan Hushtar was born in the US, but is not recognized by China as holding dual citizenship.
Zulhumar Isaac’s parents were detained despite having served the Chinese government for decades.
Many were lured into battling the Bashar al-Assad regime with the promise of help fighting Chinese rule in Xinjiang.
Officials say the number of detainees transferred is ‘many,’ but can’t provide an estimate.
Serikzhan Bilash is charged with ‘inciting ethnic hatred’ after campaigning for Kazakh detainees in Xinjiang.
The three women include one who is serving a life sentence for ‘separatism’ and other charges.
Sam Brownback says the camp network is breeding potential terrorists, rather than combating them.
The request follows a letter from US lawmakers urging Washington to hold China accountable for abuses in the region.
A Uyghur father in exile recognizes his son, who is missing in Xinjiang, in a recently surfaced video.
Sources suggest the releases are connected to a ‘foreign group visit.’
Detainees from the XUAR have been sent to jails in at least five provincial-level regions of China.
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.