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A protester wears a mask painted with Xinjiang or East Turkestan's flag and tears of blood in Brussels, Belgium, in April 2018.

House overwhelmingly passes bill to sanction Chinese officials over abuse and detention of Muslims in Xinjiang, further spiking tensions with China

The bill, called The Uighur Act of 2019, condemns human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in China's autonomous Xinjiang.

Report claims TikTok parent company ByteDance is working with China’s Communist Party to spread propaganda on Xinjiang

China has been accused of committing human-rights abuses at detention centers in the autonomous western region of Xinjiang.
Screenshots from videos Feroza Aziz made condemning China's mass oppression of Uighur Muslims, and satirizing Osama bin Laden.

The 17-year-old who got suspended by TikTok after posting viral videos about oppressed Muslims accuses the company of lazy, racist assumptions about I...

Feroza Aziz told Business Insider that TikTok misunderstood the "dark humor" behind her videos, which satirize Islamophobia faced by Muslim Americans.
Feroza Aziz's videos protesting the Chinese government over its treatment of Uighur Muslims went viral. Then she got notified that her account was suspended.

TikTok issues public apology for suspending the account of the teen behind the viral Chinese takedown video disguised as a makeup tutorial

The incident has led to further speculation on whether TikTok censors political content that may offend the Chinese government.
Feroza Aziz's videos protesting the Chinese government over its treatment of Uighur Muslims went viral. Then she got notified that her account was suspended.

Watch the video featuring Osama bin Laden that TikTok says it suspended a teen over after her other video criticizing China went viral

The teen, Feroza Aziz, has provided Business Insider with the video TikTok says it suspended her for, which includes an image of Osama bin Laden.
Feroza Aziz's videos protesting the Chinese government over its treatment of Uighur Muslims went viral. Then she got notified that her account was suspended.

TikTok suspended a teen who posted a viral takedown of China disguised as a makeup tutorial, but it claims it’s because she posted a video of Os...

Feroza Aziz's suspension from TikTok came as the Chinese-owned app faces increasing criticism over its treatment of politically sensitive content.
Chinese President Xi Jinping at a meeting at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, in Beijing in November 2016.

Devastating leaks have deprived China of its main strategy to deflect mounting evidence of its mass oppression of Uighur Muslims

We now have solid proof of China's mass oppression of the Uighurs from within the Communist Party, thanks to two extraordinary document leaks.
Map showing so-called "re-education camps" for Uighurs in Xinjiang, western China, also known as East Turkestan.

Maps show 500 suspected ‘re-education’ camps and prisons where China is locking up and torturing its Muslim minority

Former detainees have spoken of torture and medical experiments in Xinjiang camps and prisons. China insists they are "free vocational training."
Xi in Beijing in June 2017.

Xi Jinping has had a highly embarrassing week that undermined China’s power in the world. Here’s why he probably doesn’t care.

This week China faced intense criticism for its treatment of Uighur Muslims, Hong Kong protesters, and Belt and Road Initiative partners.
A police officer checks a Uighur man's ID documents in Kashgar, Xinjiang, in March 2017.

From growing a beard to complaining about porn: Here are the flimsy excuses China uses to throw Uighur Muslims into prison camps

China has imprisoned at least one million Uighurs in detention camps and prisons in Xinjiang. The Communist Party sees Uighurs' religion as a threat.