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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
(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
The East Turkistan National Awakening Movement gives the geographic coordinates of 182 suspected 'concentration camps' where Uighurs are allegedly pressured to renounce their culture.
China's allies counter with a statement winning even broader support, with some 54 nations backing a Belarus text heaping praise on Beijing's 'remarkable achievements in the field of human rights'
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'
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
Egypt and China sign a security memorandum focusing on 'combating terrorism' ahead of raids in Egypt in which Uighurs are questioned by Chinese officials
Alken Tuniaz, vice chairman of Xinjiang, says that 'most personnel who have received educational training have already returned to society and have returned home'
Rebiya Kadeer says strong world pressure is essential to free an estimated one million people, mostly ethnic Uighurs, held in internment camps in western China
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 campaign launches on February 12 under the hashtag #MeTooUyghur, after China released a video of a man who identified himself as Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit saying he was alive and well
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
Turkey calls on the international community and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres 'to take effective steps to end the human tragedy'
Chinese authorities say the detention camps are 'vocational education centers'
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
The Trump administration also faces criticism at home and abroad for barring entry to citizens of several Muslim-majority countries
'These comments... were based on so-called information that is yet to be verified and has no factual basis,' Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a regular press briefing.
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 trial was delayed several times as the court struggled to find a suitable interpreter and rejected one provided by the defense
The suspects sole translator is facing drug charges and is currently on the run – and the defense has been unable to secure a new translator in time
For years the ruling Communist party has banned government employees and minors from fasting in Xinjiang
The Uighurs were sentenced to 6 years each in 2015 for attempting to join the Islamic State linked Eastern Indonesia Mujahideen
The members of the mostly Muslim ethnic minority were killed in a shootout in the mountains on the island of Sulawesi
The killings take place over the course of a 56 day manhunt following a deadly attack on a colliery in September
Strong speculation has also centered on a link to militants or supporters of the Uighurs an ethnic group who say they face severe persecution in China
UPDATED Analysts have pointed towards a link with the Uighur minority from northwestern China s Xinjiang region but Thai police had – up until now – refused to confirm any such links
Aparat keamanan akhirnya sebut kewarganegaraan tersangka pelaku ledakan bom Bangkok Simpati kepada warga Uighur yang alami represi diduga jadi pemicu aksi terorisme
Here is what we know so far about investigations into the blast which killed 20 people and wounded more than 100 at a crowded Hindu shrine in the Thai capital
Police release a sketch of a young man shown on security footage walking into the shrine and placing a backpack believed to contain the bomb which detonated a few minutes later
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
The mostly Muslim Uighur minority come from the northwest region of Xinjiang where the group say they face cultural and religious repression
The temporary closure of Thailand s embassy in Ankara and consulate in Istanbul follows anti Chinese demonstrations that left furnishings damaged
The attack is the latest in a series of nationalist tinted protests in Turkey during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan over China s treatment of the Muslim Uighurs in the northwestern Xinjiang region
Empat terdakwa teroris asal Uighur pertama kali disidang karena dianggap terlibat pemufakatan jahat di Poso dengan kelompok teroris Santoso
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
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
Six civilians two police officers and two auxiliary police were also killed in the attacks in Xinjiang s Luntai county with 54 civilians injured according to Tianshan the regional government news portal
The decision was seen as unusually harsh and comes amid a broader crackdown on what the state claims is a terror backed independence movement in Xinjiang
UPDATED Ilham Tohti a former university professor and outspoken critic of Beijing s policies in the vast western region will certainly appeal the sentence handed down by a court in Xinjiang s capital Urumqi
2nd UPDATE The March 1 carnage at a train station in Kunming saw more than 140 people wounded and was dubbed China s 9 11 by state run media
Xinjiang is home to China s mostly Muslim Uighur ethnic minority leading some people to believe the murder was planned