The following essay was posted on Weibo by a student from Inner Mongolia, under user name “South Moon” (南的月亮), about her experiences living with and befriending her Uyghur and Tibetan classmates. The Weibo post has since been deleted: I don’t know what tomorrow will bring, so I’d like...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 26, 2019
The explosive popularity of short video platforms like Douyin and Kuaishou has brought correspondingly intense scrutiny from China’s censors. New content rules in January were so detailed that they even included a...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 23, 2019
The Guardian’s Lily Kuo reports on recently emerged drone footage of hundreds of blindfolded and shackled prisoners being led from a train by police. The footage, which was posted on YouTube last week, is believed to have...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 18, 2019
On Sunday, Reuters’ Colin Packham reported on an Australian intelligence report blaming China’s Ministry of State Security for cyberattacks on the country’s parliament and three biggest political parties ahead...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 23, 2019
Reuters’ David Stanway reports on a new white paper titled “Historical Matters...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 5, 2019
Ten years ago on July 5, 2009, riots broke out in Urumqi, Xinjiang, in response to a conflict...
by Cindy | Apr 2, 2019
While locally resident Uyghurs account for the majority of the estimated million or more held in...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 6, 2019
Last year, reports emerged that Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities are being...
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