China

China vows retaliation if US imposes sanctions over Xinjiang

China's ambassador to the US says Xinjiang camps to 're-educate terrorists' and China being held to 'double standards'.

China vows retaliation if US imposes sanctions over Xinjiang

China

Academics condemn China over Xinjiang camps, urge sanctions

278 scholars from dozens of countries sign letter on Xinjiang, as Uighur woman details torture in the remote region.

Academics condemn China over Xinjiang camps, urge sanctions

China

Chinese city urges those 'poisoned by extremism' to surrender

Authorities in Xinjiang's Hami city say those who turn themselves in and confess to 'crimes' will be treated leniently.

Chinese city urges those 'poisoned by extremism' to surrender

China

US legislators to urge China sanctions over Xinjiang crackdown

Proposed bill will urge Trump to condemn crackdown on Uighurs, press for ban on sale of surveillance technology.

US legislators to urge China sanctions over Xinjiang crackdown

Uighur

Uighurs marking 'independence day' call for international help

Activists want the US and Muslim countries to apply pressure on China to end its persecution of Turkic Muslim minority.

Uighurs marking 'independence day' call for international help

China

Chinese FM: Ignore 'gossip' over Uighur detention camps

Foreign minister says Xinjiang camps needed to fight 'terrorism' as western nations seek clarification on Uighur camps.

China top diplomat: Ignore 'gossip' over Uighur detention camps

Inside Story

Is China persecuting its Uighur Muslim minority?

The United Nations' Human Rights Council is examining Beijing's alleged crackdown on Uighur Muslims.

Reporter's Notebook

China's Xinjiang surveillance 'all pervasive'

The sinister, surreal and absurd for journalists who want to report on what's happening in China's far western region of Xinjiang.

China

Muslim minorities 'mass disappearance' in western China

Academic analysis of China's budget shows major jump in funding for security-related construction in Xinjiang region.

China security spending surges in Xinjiang despite camp denials

Uighur

Inside Uighur camps: Tear gas, Tasers and handcuffs

Chinese local governments have ordered pepper spray, handcuffs and electric cattle prods for Uighur internment centres.

Inside China's internment camps: Tear gas, Tasers and textbooks

China

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

Omir Bekali was asked to travel to Washington, DC to speak to Congress about his treatment in 're-education' camps.

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

Uighur

China defends internment camps for Uighur Muslims

Official says China is averting 'terrorism' through 'vocational education' amid outcry over mass internment of Muslims.

China defends internment camps for Uighur Muslims

Malaysia

Malaysia's Mahathir: Uighurs freed because they did nothing wrong

Move is likely to strain ties with China, which have already been tested since Mahathir won a stunning election in May.

Malaysia's Mahathir: Uighurs freed because they did nothing wrong

Opinion

China is trying to erase the Uighurs and their culture

Uighurs are neither extremists nor separatists as Beijing claims. They just want their rights.

Rukiye Turdush

by Rukiye Turdush

Rukiye Turdush

Uighur

Malaysia ignores China's request; frees 11 ethnic Uighurs

Freed Uighurs were part of a group first detained in Thailand four years ago. They escaped to Malaysia in 2017.

Malaysia ignores China's request; frees 11 ethnic Uighurs