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Map showing so-called "re-education camps" for Uighurs in Xinjiang, western China, also known as East Turkestan.

Maps show 500 suspected ‘re-education’ camps and prisons where China is locking up and torturing its Muslim minority

Former detainees have spoken of torture and medical experiments in Xinjiang camps and prisons. China insists they are "free vocational training."
Workers walk by the perimeter fence of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Dabancheng.

Uighur activists say China is running nearly 500 detention camps and prisons in Xinjiang based on satellite images

"Predominantly Muslim, ethnically Turkic people are facing mass internment unseen since the days of the Holocaust," the Uighur human rights group said.
An ethnic Uyghur woman holds her child in a local shop on June 28, 2017 in the old town of Kashgar, in the far western Xinjiang province, China.

China is reportedly sending men to sleep in the same beds as Uighur Muslim women while their husbands are in prison camps

China is waging a hardline campaign against the Uighur ethnic minority that has seen more than 1 million people detained in prison camps.
A picture taken on July 13, 2018 shows Sayragul Sauytbay, 41, an ethnic Kazakh Chinese national and former employee of the Chinese state, who is accused of illegally crossing the border between the countries to join her family in Kazakhstan, sits inside a defendants' cage during a hearing at a court in the city of Zharkent.

Rape, medical experiments, and forced abortions: One woman describes horrors of Xinjiang concentration camps

Sayragul Sauytbay escaped life in a Chinese prison camp, and she and her family were granted asylum in Sweden.
Video posted anonymously online appears to show hundreds of blindfolded prisoners in Xinjiang, western China.

Leaked drone footage purports to show Xinjiang prisoners blindfolded and tied up

The US has accused China of housing more than a million Uighur Muslims in "concentration camps" in Xinjiang.
Megvii's facial recognition tech has been implicated in the repression of the Uighur population before.

The US blacklisted some of China’s most valuable AI startups over human rights issues in a dramatic trade war escalation

The US placed 28 Chinese companies on a trade blacklist on Monday, including three AI startups valued at over $1 billion.
A protester wears a mask painted with Xinjiang or East Turkestan's flag and tears of blood in Brussels in April 2018.

China is harvesting thousands of human organs from its Uighur Muslim minority, UN human-rights body hears

China has harvested organs from Uighurs and members of the Falun Gong religious group, said the China Tribunal, which is investigating the issue.
Videos of unnamed Uighurs appearing to commemorate missing family members on Douyin, China's version of TikTok.

Muslims in China’s most oppressed, closed-off region are turning to China’s version of Gen Z favorite TikTok to communicate with the world...

Dozens of Uighurs in Xinjiang are using Douyin to tell the outside world about their plight. This is their first contact with the outside world.
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.