Rohingya refugees in paddy field behind the border of Bangladesh in 2017.
It will take a global effort to slow the rise in
atrocities against religious groups.
Uyghur people protest outside the UN headquarters in Genevea in November 2018.
Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA
A group of 37 countries, including North Korea, Russia and Saudia Arabia, signed a letter in support of China's human rights record.
A delegate in traditional Uighur dress listens to a speaker during a meeting with delegates from China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in Beijing,
AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein
Muslims came to China in the 13th century and played an influential role. Tensions have escalated since 9/11, and the global community is largely silent.
A protest in Hong Kong in September against the internment of Uyghur citizens in Xinjiang.
Uyghur re-education camps are counter-productive and could do exactly the opposite of what the Chinese state intends.
Compared to China’s highly developed cities, the western regions are still dark at night.
For China’s ethnic minorities, the state's development programme is a matter of political control.
On the case: Thai policemen.
The Thai authorities have finally announced they are exploring a connection between the recent Bangkok bombing and Chinese Uighur separatists. Why?
Rumours are swirling around Bangkok about who’s behind the bombings, which make it even more unlikely democracy will be restored any time soon.
Thailand has enough of its own political enemies, both internally and externally, that will likely be considered as the investigation into a pair of bombings continues.
Id Kah Mosque, Kashgar, China.
The Chinese government claims the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is an example of multi-ethnic harmony and stability. Yet China’s repeated attempts to silence foreign reporting of Uyghur issues – as…