China

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China targets intellectuals in bid to eradicate Uighur culture

Kamaltürk Yalqun is searching for his father, a leading Uighur intellectual and scholar who disappeared in China's crackdown against ethnic minorities.
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Free market system makes U.S. world leader in agriculture [video]

Secretary Pompeo emphasizes America's global leadership in agriculture during a trip to Iowa and notes U.S. generosity in food donations.
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Proof of life: Uighur diaspora demands answers [video]

Friends and family members of Uighurs believed to be detained in China's internment camps are using social media to demand videos of them as proof of life.
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U.S. Human Rights Report: ‘Powerful’ catalyst for change

The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are the State Department’s most-read publication. More than 1 million readers access it every year.
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Chinese government is ‘at war with faith,’ says U.S. envoy

Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador for religious freedom, explains why China's policy of religious repression is futile — and wrong.
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U.S. returns stolen artifacts to China

Working closely with Chinese officials, the FBI has accomplished the largest repatriation of cultural items from the U.S. to the People’s Republic of China.
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Chinese officials force Muslims to make impossible choice

As part of the ongoing repression suffered by Uighurs and other ethnic minority Muslims in China, they are forced to violate their religious practices.
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China’s crackdown on Uighurs extends its borders

China is reaching across borders and invading the sovereignty of other countries to harass and threaten Uighurs living abroad.
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U.S. celebrates the Tibetan New Year

The United States has long shared a special affinity for the people of Tibet, and hosts an annual "Losar" event with Tibetan friends and officials.