Persecution of the Uyghur population in western China

[All links are to external sites]

News articles

Buzzfeed special report (27 august, 2020):

AP: “China cuts Uighur births with IUDs, abortion, sterilization” June 29, 2020

Axios.com: Map of countries condmening China over treatment of Uighurs. Orig. Oct 2020, subsequently updated.

New York Times: “‘Absolutely No Mercy’: Leaked Files Expose How China Organized Mass Detentions of Muslims,” Nov. 16, 2019.

CNN (interactive): ‘Black Gold’: How global demand for hair products is linked to forced labor in Xinjiang”

Think Tank and NGO Reports

Australian Strategic Policy Institute: (project home)

Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect

Jamestown Foundation:

Uyghur Human Rights Project: (reports home)

Official and quasi-official sources

Interparliamentary Alliance on China [IPAC}:

Parliament of Canada: 

  • Statement by the Subcommittee on International Human Rights Concerning the Human Rights Situation of Uyghurs and Other Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, China.

United States Congress: 

United States Department of State:

Additional resources

  • Bibliography of select works (compiled by Magnus Fiskesjö)