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On Christmas Eve in 2014, the government of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (‘ XUAR ’) released this Notice on Strengthening the Management of Internet Information Security . The Notice requires Internet information service providers who serve users in the XUAR to give the government their...
Verdict: Ilham Tohti Sentenced to Life in Prison Intermediate People’s Court of Urumqi On September 23, Ilham Tohti, a Uyghur professor at Minzu University of China, was found guilty of “separatism” and sentenced to life in prison by the Intermediate People’s Court of Urumqi. The court also ordered...
Rebiya Kadeer , once celebrated by the Chinese government as a model Uighur businesswoman, is now serving an eight year prison term for “illegally passing intelligence outside of China.” Kadeer, 54, was detained on August 11, 1999, on her way to meet a US Congressional Research Service delegation...
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