The daughter of a Uyghur police officer who has won commendation for detaining Uyghurs in “re-education” programs in China’s Xinjiang region is serving a 10-year prison sentence for watching Turkish movies on her cell phone, the woman’s father
A CAG member from southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region told Bitter Winter that she worked for nearly 15 hours every day during her detention, and still could not reach the high-quantity quota set by the prison.
A Tibetan herder and mother of three in Nagchu prefecture’s Driru county died in August after being tortured in Chinese custody, while her cousin is still being held by police, rights groups and sources in the region say.
Lhamo, a 36-year-old herder who was detained by police in June, died shortly after being sent to a hospital by police
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday to that would block imports from in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) unless proof can be shown that they are not linked to forced labor.
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act was introduced in March, amid growing evidence that internment
New evidence further links a company in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) whose products were banned from entry to the U.S. earlier this month to forced labor supplied by detainees from a local internment camp.
On Sept. 14, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency issued Withhold Release
A Tibetan woman jailed for 15 months for spreading word of a relative’s public call for the release of Tibet’s Panchen Lama has been freed crippled and in failing health after serving her full term in prison, Tibetan sources said.
Dolkar, who was convicted in May 2019 of sharing news amid tight information curbs of the protest by her nephew
Chinese authorities are removing thousands of Tibetan farmers and herders from their traditional livelihoods and subjecting them to forced military-style “vocational” training before sending them in groups to faraway places to work at new jobs, according to a new report released by the Jamestown Foundation.
Former Tibetan resistance fighter Ama Adhe, who spent more than a quarter century as a political prisoner for her role in fighting off Chinese invaders in eastern Tibet has died in Dharamsala, India, at the age of 88, Tibetan sources say.
Born Adhe Tapontsang in 1932 in Nyagrong, a Tibetan-populated county in western China’s Sichuan
A former Tibetan political prisoner has died after suffering years of poor health following his release from a prison term served for challenging Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, Tibetan sources say.
Tsering Bakdro, 51, died on April 26 at his home in Maldro Gongkar (in Chinese, Mozhugongka)
A former Tibetan political prisoner died at his home in China’s Sichuan province on Thursday after authorities repeatedly denied his requests to seek medical treatment for failing health resulting from harsh treatment in prison, Tibetan sources said.
Choekyi, who was also a monk, had served a four-year term
China’s tightening curbs on media and speech freedoms compound the hardships of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), where authorities stop at nothing to prevent reporting on the close to two million people who have disappeared into internment camps