The appointment comes ahead of a vote on a bill to sanction China over rights abuses in Xinjiang.
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.
The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 requires a House vote before it reaches President Trump.
Authorities equate the traditional observance of the Muslim holy month with ‘religious extremism.’
Former students, friends, and family speak about the life of Mahsum, who died in detention in 2018.
An approval would bring the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act a significant step closer to becoming law.
Iminjan Seydin appeared in a video praising the government after he was missing for three years.
Adrian Zenz calls intergenerational separation ‘a targeted strategy’ of China’s government in Xinjiang.
World Press Freedom Day brings calls for release of jailed Uyghur writers, journalists.
An expert on Uyghur history calls the move ‘part of a larger cultural cleansing campaign’ in the region.
Rights violations in the region have drawn condemnation from the West, and particularly the US.
A new report calls for China to be redesignated a country of particular concern for its policies on faith.
Their son says he believes they were targeted for his studies and sending him money abroad.
The royal says she wants to publicize the issue and help make a difference.
They urge remembrance of Muslims in China who are forbidden from practicing their religion.
The museum cites ‘systematic persecution’ on the basis of religion and ethnicity.
The center will assist Uyghurs struggling to pay rent amid the financial impact of the outbreak.