Cultural Preservation

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What does a million look like? [video]

The Chinese Communist Party has interned 1 million Uyghurs since 2017. Learn more about the staggering scale of the CCP's internment of minorities.
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25 years later: Remembering the Srebrenica genocide

In July 1995, more than 8,000 innocent victims were killed in the Srebrenica genocide. The U.S. is honoring the memory of those killed.
Composite with portrait paintings of Marquis de Lafayette (courtesy of Museums at Washington and Lee University) and George Washington and key in glass box (Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association)

A Bastille Day symbol of friendship

On July 14, French citizens celebrate their freedom from tyrannical rule and Americans celebrate their centuries-old friendship with France.
Young boy hugging a woman (© Mukhit Toktassyn/AP Images)

Report: CCP conducts mass sterilization of minority women

The Chinese Communist Party is forcing Uyghur women to undergo sterilization and mandatory birth control to limit population growth, a new report says.
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Life as a Uyghur student in Xinjiang [video]

The Chinese Communist Party is erasing the culture of Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang. Learn about restrictions on students in this video.
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The CCP is erasing Muslim identity [video]

The Chinese Communist Party severely restricts the cultural practices of Uyghurs and Muslim minorities. Find out how the CCP is erasing Muslim identity.
Men dancing in front of mosque (© Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

China defaces Uyghur mosque in continuing religious crackdown

As part of the Chinese government's crackdown against Muslims in Xinjiang, authorities have removed Islamic iconography from the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar.
Man posing for photo in office (© Kevin Wolf/AP Images)

Once interned in China, Uyghur American fights for religious freedom

Learn more about Nury Turkel, the Uyghur American lawyer who has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
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America’s library creates ‘ultimate stay-at-home playlist’

The Library of Congress selects 25 recordings to be preserved for posterity each year. Find out which ones were recently tapped for this distinction.