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.
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.
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.
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.