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UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab: Abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang represent “one of the worst human rights crises of our time”. Photograph:  PA Wire

The US, EU, UK and Canada have imposed sanctions on China over its treatment of Uighur Muslims in a co-ordinated move that sparked an immediate retali(...)

Watchtowers on a high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. Photograph:  Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images

The Chinese Communist party government has defended its system of internment camps for Uighur and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, in a White Pape(...)

Villagers in Xinjiang are taken  to cotton farms, sometimes hundreds of miles away. They pick the crop that ends up in Chinese clothing factories. Photograph: Adam Dean/New York Times

The order from Chinese officials was blunt and urgent. Villagers from Muslim minorities should be pushed into jobs, willing or not. Quotas would be se(...)

Chen Quanguo, Chinese Communist Party chief in Xinjiang, who has been identified in a Bill passed by the US House of Representatives as a potential target for sanctions over human rights abuses of Uighurs and other  Muslim minorities. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images

Beijing reacted angrily on Wednesday after the US House of Representatives passed a Bill that could lead to tough sanctions for human rights abuses in(...)

A road construction worker from Xinjiang who urged his colleagues to pray before meals and not to watch pornography was sent to jail for 10 years. Det(...)

The confidential government documents that show China’s plans for sweeping extra-judicial detentions and internment camps in Xinjiang are all signed b(...)

“Dormitory doors, corridor doors, and floor doors must be double-locked, and must be locked immediately after being opened and closed.” “Strictly man(...)

Leaked classified documents issued by a top Chinese Communist Party official show how the inmates of controversial camps in Xinjiang province must und(...)

Xinjiang party secretary Chen Quanguo (left) gets up to leave as chairman of Xinjiang’s government Shohrat Zakir (right) applauds at the end of a meeting of the Xinjiang delegation at the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 12th. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty

Top officials in Xinjiang have hinted that the system of internment centres used to hold a million Muslim minorities may one day be phased out. Resea(...)

Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang province: Tensions between Uighurs and the ethnic Han majority in China have intensified, and hundreds have died in terror attacks and unrest. Photograph: Gilles Sabrié/The New York Times

Social stability in Xinjiang has been “hard-won”, China’s public security minister has said, calling for greater “reform through education” for prison(...)