Rappler's latest stories on Xinjiang
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets top officials in Kazakhstan as he rounds off a 5-nation tour in two countries where Russia and China enjoy privileged interests
'The Commission believes Chinese authorities may be committing crimes against humanity against the Uighur people and other Turkic Muslims,' says the Congressional-Executive Commission on China
The government launches a propaganda drive to justify its security crackdown after leaks about Xinjiang policies emerge
The latest House measure condemns the arbitrary mass detention of Uighurs and calls for closure of the re-education camps where, according to rights groups and US lawmakers, they have been held and abused
The legislation adds to tensions between the two superpowers just as they are locked in negotiations to finalize a "phase one" deal to resolve their protracted trade war
Nur Bekri, an ethnic Uighur, pleads guilty to accepting over 79 million yuan worth of bribes over the course of twenty years, according to the Shenyang Intermediate People's Court in northeast China
China's foreign ministry repeats assertions that 'Xinjiang affairs are purely China's internal affairs'
The clip by US teen Feroza Aziz, who describes herself as '17 Just a Muslim,' has millions of views across several social media platforms
(UPDATED) The documents show the strict protocols governing life in the camps in Xinjiang, where an estimated one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities are held
(UPDATED) It provides an unprecedented look into the highly-secretive Communist Party's controversial crackdown on Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities
China is destroying burial grounds where generations of Uighur families have been laid to rest, leaving behind human bones and broken tombs in the process
(UPDATED) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweets: 'China must end its draconian surveillance and repression, release all those arbitrarily detained and cease its coercion of Chinese Muslims abroad'
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announces the move, saying the United States 'cannot and will not tolerate the brutal suppression of ethnic minorities within China'
One in 5 arrests made in China in 2017 took place in Xinjiang, although the region is home to just 2% of the country's population, data from the local prosecutor's office show
The European Court of Human Rights which will give the Vaclav Havel prize shortlists Ilham Tohti, an economics professor whom China sentenced to life in prison in September 2014 after being convicted of separatism
A new government white paper says Islam was introduced to Uyghur culture by force. Scholars and activists say the claims mark an attempt to rewrite history.
Alken Tuniaz, vice chairman of Xinjiang, says that 'most personnel who have received educational training have already returned to society and have returned home'
The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman says the visit of Vladimir Voronkov, the United Nations under-secretary general for counterterrorism, was 'very successful'
'Such a visit is highly inappropriate in view of the unprecedented repression campaign underway in Xinjiang against Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, and other Muslims,' the United States says
While Muslims around the world celebrated the end of Ramadan with prayers and festivities this week, the recent destruction of dozens of mosques in Xinjiang highlights the increasing pressure Uighurs and other ethnic minorities face
China's vice foreign minister Le Yucheng says their 'training centers' are meant to educate and rehabilitate
The chairman of the Xinjiang government says: 'Our education and training centers have been set up according to our needs. The students that come in to learn, it's a dynamic number that changes'
The plight of China's Uighurs is closely followed in Turkey due to shared linguistic, cultural and religious links, and the presence of tens of thousands of ethnic Uighurs there
According to estimates, as many as one million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being kept in extrajudicial detention in China's fractious far western Xinjiang region
Chinese authorities have long denied the existence of such camps despite mounting evidence from both official documents and testimonies from those who have been held in them
Locals fear there is a deliberate move to eradicate Islam in Linxia, a deeply Islamic region in western China that had offered a haven of comparative religious freedom for the ethnic Hui Muslims there
The army camp will be built in Afghanistan's remote and mountainous Wakhan Corridor, where witnesses have reported seeing Chinese and Afghan troops on joint patrols
The shallow 5 4 magnitude quake struck south southwest of the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar
UPDATED The quake hits near the Tajik border and approximately 172 kilometers west of the Chinese city of Kashgar
Masjid tertua dan terbesar di ibukota Tiongkok ini dibangun pada tahun 996 di masa dinasti Liao
For years the ruling Communist party has banned government employees and minors from fasting in Xinjiang
The legislation comes as Beijing wages a hard hitting campaign to stamp out ethnic violence in its Xinjiang region and tries to tighten control over political dissent online and on the ground
The killings take place over the course of a 56 day manhunt following a deadly attack on a colliery in September
Selain penegakan hukum dan mengubah paradigma dalam menjerat pelaku pembakaran hutan perlu revisi atas rumusan pasal di UU No 32 2009
Pekan depan studi kelayakan pihak Tiongkok atas pembangunan kereta api super cepat Jakarta Bandung akan rampung Konsorsium BUMN Tiongkok bersaing ketat dengan JICA dari Jepang
Pemerintah Tiongkok tetapkan batas minimal menikah 22 tahun untuk laki laki dan 20 tahun untuk perempuan Status khusus membuat Xinjiang boleh membuat peraturan daerah yang akomodasi budaya suku minoritas
Untuk setiap 300 umat Islam di Xinjing tersedia satu masjid Pemerintah Tiongkok membantu biayai sekolah untuk calon imam dan khotib Mereka membantu redam masuknya paham ekstrimisme dan radikal
Blatche s request to play for the Philippines has reportedly been denied by his CBA team
According to a Human Rights Watch report in Tibet and Xinjiang inhabited by 10 million Uighurs officials use an older method for passport applications that requires more documents and sometimes political vetting
The quake is 20 kilometers deep according to USGS which initially gives the magnitude as 6 1 A series of aftershocks follows with the strongest measuring 4 8 it says
The Gilas big man has signed a three year 7 5 million deal to remain with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers in the Chinese Basketball Asociation
The deal though yet to be disclosed is reportedly going to be the richest in the history of the CBA and “possibly in overseas basketball”
China has vowed to step up punishment of what it calls violent terrorists and is drafting its first ever anti terrorism law
Hundreds have died in ethnic clashes across the restive far western region in recent months with Beijing vowing to strike hard against violence
The sentences come as Beijing cracks down hard on violence in the homeland of the mostly Muslim Uighur minority
Ilham Tohti s ex students face up to 15 years in prison if found guilty in a move seen as part of an effort to silence criticism of government policies in the far western Xinjiang region
With Blatche playing as the team’s stretch power forward the Flying Tigers have looked mighty dangerous beating opponents by an average of 17 2 points
Malaysia is not a signatory to the UN s refugee treaty but it is bound by international principles against deporting persons to places where they may face persecution
A 56 year old man surnamed Shi rode a red motorised trishaw while stabbing the children