Sam Brownback says Muslims made aware of the Uyghurs’ plight would press their governments to confront China.
Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback urges the people of Muslim majority nations to pressure their governments to condemn China’s repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
Forced labor goes unchecked under the guise of ‘vocational training,’ they tell a Washington panel.
Zumuret Dawut says she believes her brother Abdulhelil Dawut was forced to record his statement.
In June, the family had been reported as ‘safe at home’ in Xinjiang following weeks held incommunicado.
The announcement comes a week after Tohti was awarded the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize in absentia.
The move will block companies’ access to American components and limit their access to the US market.
Hesenjan Ismail was arrested more than a year ago and had been missing ever since.
Foreign office rebukes U.S. newspaper after it published comments from a diplomat’s report that criticized conditions in Xinjiang.
America’s top diplomat highlights detentions based on ‘the crime of being Muslim.’
Tibetan, Uyghur demonstrators say ethnic minorities and dissidents have suffered for decades, despite economic growth.
The prestigious award recognizes ‘outstanding civil society action in defense of human rights.’
Ablikim Abla was held for three days in the airport in Casablanca while en route to Germany.
Zumuret Dawut had to agree to a forced sterilization in order to be able permitted to leave Xinjiang with her husband and family.
The US Deputy Secretary of State says failing to do so has damaged the body’s reputation.
Australian researcher Nathan Ruser explains how he was able to use satellite imagery to find out when and where in the XUAR a leaked video was taken.
The footage shows blindfolded and bound inmates taken off of a train under heavy guard.
Ilham Tohti’s daughter says China has worsened tensions in Xinjiang by disregarding her father’s advice.
The Renew Europe group says Tohti worked tirelessly to foster dialogue between Uyghurs and Han Chinese.
Kong Yuanfeng describes life in a women's prison in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Authorities say the two men ‘became ill,’ but provide no details.
Abdujelil Hajim is now in intensive care after his health seriously deteriorated in prison, sources say.
Phone apps, cameras, and DNA collection wrap a tight net around the region's ethnic Uyghurs, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom says.
Nihad Jariri says Beijing’s policies in the region are ‘suffocating’ and ‘feeding extremism.’
The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act crosses a major hurdle to becoming law.
The group calls on Chinese President Xi Jinping to intervene in Tashpolat Teyip’s case.
Arslan taught Mandarin Chinese to Uyghur students at a primary school in Ghulja.
Sources said they were unsure who had been caring for the three-year-old when he died.
Rozi Haji and Memet Hemdul were detained within months of each other in late 2017.
Kadir Memet is thought to have been arrested in recent months, despite his loyalty to the government.