Perhat Tursun's novel explores human rights abuses against China's Uyghur minority through one man's search for a home. The author himself has been imprisoned and a co-translator has disappeared.
The top U.N. human rights official said Saturday that she raised concerns with Chinese officials about the impact of measures on the rights of Uyghurs in China's Xinjiang region.
A new report from a non-profit group finds that goods imported from the Xinjiang region in China could be the result of policies that coerce the Uyghur ethnic minority into factory jobs.
Being hit, locked in a dark room and forced to hold a stress position — two small Uyghur children recount abusive experiences in boarding school in Xinjiang, where they also lost their mother tongues.
Tesla on Friday announced the opening of its showroom in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, where officials are accused of abuses against mostly Muslim ethnic minorities.
President Biden has said China poses one of the biggest strategic challenges to the United States. At the G-7, he convinced key allies to help push back against Beijing.
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Jonathan Loeb, a senior crisis adviser and the lead author of Amnesty International's new report on the persecution of Uyghurs and other minority groups in Xinjiang.
The intellectual heart of China's Muslim community is under threat as scholars, writers, religious leaders and their families are under constant state surveillance.
Across China, life has largely returned to normal — except in the western region of Xinjiang. Some 22 million people have been under heavy lockdown since July — and they're questioning its severity.
The Trump administration's penalties are meant to punish China for its treatment of Uighurs and Muslim minorities in the region, and target a Politburo member for the first time.