Uyghurs and rights groups say conditions are ripe for concrete steps over internment camps.
The attack followed threatening phone calls and an approach by a stranger warning her husband to 'keep quiet,' Tursunay Ziyawudun says.
The Chinese nationals had sought asylum citing persecution, but were designated security concerns.
Local officials confirm that one member of a Uyghur family of four in Ghulja is infected.
Asiye Abdulahad says the document shows normal religious practices are landing Uyghurs in detention.
Observers say authorities change the narrative on minorities when it suits their needs.
Reports indicate that dozens of people arriving in Atush are being isolated amid fears of a local outbreak.
They are confined to a hotel believed to be one of two holding people from the virus’s epicenter.
Sources say they were never given advance warning, and are now running out of food and supplies.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls on Kazakhstan to join Washington in pressuring Beijing to end its mass incarceration of Muslim minorities.
But observers say withholding information from the public has turned the outbreak into a crisis.
Those with expired documents live under the threat of deportation or face detention back home.
Regional authorities take measures to slow infections, but say nothing of closing the detention facilities.
The trial starts again in a civilian court after the defendants pleaded not guilty earlier before a military tribunal.
The pair were convicted after a book they permitted was deemed ‘extremist’ three years later.
Thailand's Bangkok Post urges the release of the group, who have been held in an immigration cell for almost six years.
Experts warn that the camps are ripe for an epidemic due to overcrowded facilities and poor sanitation.
Abidin Ayup was arrested in 2017 for ‘extremism,’ his US-based niece recently learned.
Ekber Imin, who was missing since mid-2018, was handed 25 years in prison, officials say.
World Uyghur Congress President Dolkun Isa now worries about siblings still in Xinjiang.
Feroza Aziz discusses her viral video on the plight of the Uyghurs that was blocked by a Chinese social media company.
The 'Three News' campaign calls for every household to 'modernize' with sofas, beds, and desks, sources say.
An annual report calls on US Congress to pressure China on rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong.
Bahram Sintash says the international community ‘doesn’t believe’ China’s propaganda.
Gulzire Awulqanqizi says she is on a list of people Beijing wants Nur-Sultan to send home.