Uyghurs

Illustration of screaming woman and prison guard with electrical device (State Dept.)video

A Uyghur survivor story [video]

When Mihrigul Tursun returned to China, she was arrested and separated from her children. Her crime? Being a Uyghur Muslim who had lived outside of China.
Compilation of portrait photos of Uyghurs (Courtesy photos)

Uyghur families pay price for relatives’ U.S.-based reporting

Radio Free Asia has told the world about China's mass detentions of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities. Its reporters say their kin are paying a price.
Mihrigul Tursun (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

A tale of torture in a Chinese internment camp for Uyghurs

A young Uyghur mother now in the United States says she was subjected to horrifying conditions in one of China's detention camps for Uyghur Muslims.
Police officer checking man's papers, with soldiers standing nearby (©Thomas Peter/Reuters)

U.S. criticizes China’s repression of Uyghurs

The State Department voiced concern about increased Chinese repression of Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, including detention of the relatives of U.S.-based Uyghur journalists.