Uighur

Uninvited guests keep watch for China inside Uighur homes

More than a million local government workers have been deployed to ethnic minorities' homes to monitor their behaviour.

Uninvited guests keep watch for China inside Uighur homes

Asia Pacific

Missing photographer likely arrested in Xinjiang, says wife

Lu Guang's wife says award winning photographer went missing while visiting Xinjiang and appeals for his safe return.

Missing photographer likely arrested in Xinjiang, says wife

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

AJ IMPACT

China surveillance firms face backlash amid Xinjiang crackdown

Facial recognition and AI are growing businesses for Chinese tech companies with 'nowhere to hide' for civilian targets.

China surveillance firms face backlash amid Xinjiang crackdown

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

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

Asia Pacific

China human rights record in spotlight at UN review

Mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in Xinjiang and crackdown on civil liberties among the issues in Geneva meeting.

China human rights record in spotlight at UN review

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

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

Asia Pacific

Out of Xinjiang: Muslim Uighurs recount China crackdown

Testimonies by Muslim Uighurs who escaped Xinjiang confirm reports of 'systematic campaign of human rights violations'.

Escape from Xinjiang: Muslim Uighurs speak of China persecution

China

Chinese Muslims protest against mosque demolition plan

Rare demonstration by Hui minority group comes amid broad government crackdown on religious practice.

Chinese Muslims protest against planned mosque demolition

Asia

China bans 'abnormal' beards, veils in Xinjiang

Beijing says new rules are necessary to fight 'extremism' but rights groups have called similar restrictions repressive.

China Uighurs: Ban on long beards, veils in Xinjiang

Asia Pacific

China's Communist Party hardens rhetoric on Islam

Regional Chinese officials make repeated warnings about threat of religious 'extremism' during meeting in Beijing.

China's Communist Party hardens rhetoric on Islam