Uyghurs

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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.
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How the Chinese government uses language to oppress minorities

China's government is forcing ethnic Mongolian children to learn Mandarin in school instead of their native language in a campaign of cultural assimilation.
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U.S. opposes forced labor in Xinjiang

The United States is blocking goods made with forced labor in China and sanctioning the organizations responsible for Uyghur oppression and abuse.
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U.S. sanctions architect of Uyghur internment

The U.S. government has sanctioned Chinese officials for gross human rights abuses against Uyghurs and other ethnic minority groups in China.
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U.S. warns of business risks from China’s abuses

The U.S. is advising companies to watch out for the risks of doing business with companies that might support China's human rights abuses in Xinjiang.
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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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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.