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Leaked Chinese Study Outlines Plan to Crush Uyghur Population

The BBC on Tuesday reported on a “high-level Chinese study,” meant for top Chinese Communist Party officials only but accidentally leaked online, that outlined a plan to crush the Uyghur people of Xinjiang province by dispersing their population across China’s vast land mass, making it difficult for them to raise families and pass along their traditions.

View of the Uyghur village of Tuyog, with a mosque and mountains on the background, Xinjiang region, China.

Report: China Using Coronavirus to ‘Control Journalists’

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China (FCCC), a professional association for journalists from over 40 nations working in Beijing, released a report Monday that said the Chinese government is using the coronavirus pandemic as “yet another way to control journalists.”

Police attempt to stop journalists from recording footage outside the Shanghai Pudong New District People's Court, where Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan - who reported on Wuhan's Covid-19 outbreak and placed under detention since May - is set for trial in Shanghai on December 28, 2020. (Photo by Leo RAMIREZ …

Muslims in Eastern Hainan, China, Report Growing Persecution

Voice of America News (VOA) reported on Wednesday the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is targeting a new Muslim community for persecution, much like the Uyghurs of Xinjiang province: a much smaller group called the Utsuls who live primarily on the tropical resort island of Hainan.

In this September 2016 file photo, Uyghur men leave after eating a holiday meal during the Corban Festival on September 13, 2016 in Turpan County, in the far western Xinjiang province, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)