Uyghurs

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Report: China uses big data to identify Uyghurs for detention

New evidence shows China's Communist Party is using big data to target Uyghurs for detention based on lawful activities, a rights group says.
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China’s leaders expand use of forced labor

China's rulers are expanding use of forced labor in Xinjiang, posing risks to global supply chains, the U.S. Department of Labor says.
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Uyghur restaurateurs serve culinary diplomacy

Whether it's overt or subtle, two U.S. Uyghur restaurant owners in the U.S. use their eateries to explain how China mistreats their people. Learn more here.
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Pompeo urges nations to speak up for the persecuted

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo is urging world leaders to promote religious freedom in their home countries and around the world.
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China’s officials step up online attacks

Chinese Communist Party officials are spreading misinformation online to evade blame for the regime's coronavirus response and human rights abuses.
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Guidance for U.S. tech aims to stop misuse by repressive regimes

The U.S. has issued new guidance to help companies identify and stop sales of technology that could be used to support oppressive regimes.
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U.S. names special coordinator to stand up for Tibetans

The State Department official will work to counter the deteriorating human rights and increasing repression of the Tibetan community.
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Ambassador Brownback: Religious persecution remains a persistent problem

Many people around the world are not allowed to worship freely. Learn more about U.S. leadership in protecting religious freedom globally.
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Beijing’s attack on Uyghurs isn’t counterterrorism

The Chinese government claims its oppression of Muslims is counterterrorism. But the evidence shows that they are cracking down on religious minorities.