The president has said he hadn’t done so because he didn’t want to derail earlier trade negotiations with Beijing.
A Turkey-based Uyghur tells how she learned of her family’s imprisonment in Xinjiang from the Chinese Embassy.
The new law is the first by any government to target China for its persecution of Uyghurs in the region.
A former student says the curriculum is now ‘completely Chinese’ and that the school resembles a ‘prison.’
Courtyards must now include an animal pen, vegetable garden, and paved verandah, sources say.
Uyghurs and other Muslims were detained for beards and headscarves, as well as abstaining from alcohol.
Qurban Mamut’s U.S.-based son believes his father was targeted to gain leverage over him.
A Turkey-based Uyghur says his father was coerced into demanding he stop campaigning on behalf of his jailed mother.
UHRP says China hopes to eradicate the historical significance of the ‘cradle of Uyghur culture.’
The graveyard is the latest of dozens in the region that have been razed in recent years.
The retired doctor disappeared days after her sister spoke out against abuses in Xinjiang.
Profits are significant with free labor but may also benefit from the sourcing of raw materials.
The bill, which targets officials complicit in the violations, now goes to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law.
The appointment comes ahead of a vote on a bill to sanction China over rights abuses in Xinjiang.
Observers say despoiling the region’s most important mosque signals ‘an effective ban on the Islamic faith.’
Lawmakers say the treaty is unlikely to see the light of day in parliament and that they would oppose it.
The stories of Xinjiang's people are the 'sorrows that need to be told,' a traveler from Taiwan says.
Ekpar Asat was sentenced to 15 years in prison weeks after returning to Xinjiang from the US.