Uyghurs

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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New reports find widespread forced labor in China

Two new reports show how the Chinese Communist Party is forcing Uyghurs and other ethnic Muslims to work in factories across China.
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Fighting for justice in authoritarian regimes

As the world marks Social Justice Day on February 20, here's a look at injustices that regimes in China, Iran and Venezuela inflict on their own people.
Words in box and drawing of manacled woman (© Tomomi Shimizu)

Japanese manga comic tells story of Uyghur oppression

Japanese manga artist's short comic telling the story of one Uyghur woman's experience in the Chinese internment camps has gone viral.
Man holding white-gloved hand up as he stands in front of large building (© Andy Wong/AP Images)

Why is China so afraid of a free press?

According to a new global survey, more journalists are imprisoned in China than in any other country, as the result of Chinese Communist Party actions.