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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at a bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019.

The White House quietly appointed a new China director who could rattle Beijing and make a US-China trade deal even less likely

The National Security Council has hired Elnigar Iltebir, a Uighur-American, to direct its China policy. Uighurs face severe oppression in China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Jailing Muslims, burning Bibles, and forcing monks to wave the national flag: How Xi Jinping is attacking religion in China

The officially atheist Chinese Communist Party disapproves of all kinds of grassroots organizations as they are seen to undermine its grip on power.
President Donald Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hamburg, Germany, during the plenary session at last year's G20 summit.

After weeks of silence, the White House is renewing its attack on Beijing’s Muslim oppression as US-China trade talks stall

The White House appeared to mute its criticism of China's Communist Party in recent weeks in order to resume trade negotiations with Beijing.

Former US national security adviser Susan Rice trades barbs with Chinese diplomat Zhao Lijian, calls him ‘a racist disgrace’

He responded saying" "To label someone who speak the truth that you don’t want to hear a racist, is disgraceful & disgusting.”
Workers walk by the perimeter fence of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Dabancheng

Saudi Arabia, Russia and North Korea were among 37 countries that signed a letter praising China’s ‘remarkable achievements in the field o...

The Friday letter, signed by 37 ambassadors to the UN, praised China for making "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights."
Uighur men pray before a meal during the Corban Festival, also known as Eid al-Adha, in Turpan, Xinjiang, in September 2016.

22 countries signed an ‘unprecedented’ letter condemning China’s oppression of Muslims. But none of them come from the Islamic world...

Beijing has installed an unparalleled police state in Xinjiang, western China, where Muslim residents are heavily surveilled and detained en masse.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on July 2, 2019.

The last major opponent of China’s Muslim oppression has retreated into silence. Here’s why that’s a big deal.

Turkey is home to hundreds of thousands of Uighurs. Many of them already live in limbo, unable to return to China and effectively stateless.
Uniformed police officers in Xinjiang stopped two VICE News reporters, masquerading as travel bloggers, multiple times on the street and made them delete their footage.

Chilling undercover footage taken inside China’s most oppressive region shows it’s virtually impossible to escape the paranoid police stat...

China's ruling Communist Party regularly cracks down people deemed unsavory to the regime. The paranoia is particularly evident in Xinjiang.
Eight Uighur men march, in total silence, toward a police station in Hotan, Xinjiang. This clip is featured in VICE News Tonight's documentary, "They Come For us at Night: China's Vanishing Muslims."

14 seconds of undercover footage reveals the shadowy, sinister reality of China’s 21st-century police state

China is severely cracking down the Uighurs, a Muslim ethnic minority in the country's west. Beijing claims they are national-security threats.
A screenshot of Human Rights Watch's rendering of the IJOP app, which authorities use to police citizens of Xinjiang, created from researchers' reverse engineering of the app.

China uses an intrusive surveillance app to track its Muslim minority, with technology that could be exported to the rest of the world. Here’s h...

The IJOP app prompts officials to log extremely personal information political views, whether they are on birth control, and electricity usage.