The ongoing mass detentions in Xinjiang are accompanied by an intense security and surveillance program across the region. In 2017, for example, some Urumqi residents were reportedly forced to install a surveillance app called Jingwang on their phones. Subsequent research found that the app...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 5, 2019
As China’s internment camps in Xinjiang and their million-plus inhabitants attract mounting...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 21, 2019
Chinese tech companies’ ties with Party and state authorities are coming under increasingly...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 30, 2015
Reuters Sue-Lin Wong reports on a new policy in Xinjiang requiring those wishing to purchase...
by Natalie Ornell | Jan 5, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reports that Xiaomi’s sales more than doubled in 2013 but that the...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 4, 2013
The Wall Street Journal’s Lorraine Luk and Daisuke Wakabayashi report a long-anticipated...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 16, 2013
At the Paris Review, Molly Crabapple and British author Warren Ellis discuss how the...
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