China Destroyed Muslim Culture In This Ancient City — Then Turned It Into Disneyland
The government’s campaign in Kashgar began with CCTV cameras watching people pray. Now it features tourists taking Instagram selfies.
Was This Shirt Made With Forced Labor? Hugo Boss Quietly Cut Ties With The Supplier.
Hugo Boss distanced itself from a major clothing manufacturer shortly after a BuzzFeed News report on its links to cotton in Xinjiang, which the US has banned.
Hugo Boss And Other Big Brands Vowed To Steer Clear Of Forced Labor In China — But These Shipping Records Raise Questions
Amid rising tensions and the approaching Beijing Olympics, the US banned Xinjiang cotton last year. But Hugo Boss still took shipments from Esquel, which gins cotton in Xinjiang.
He Got Out Of Afghanistan Just In Time. His Family Didn’t.
When Farhad Wajdi left Afghanistan for the US, he assumed he could help his parents get out too. But then everything changed.
Foreign UN Staffers Are Evacuating Afghanistan. Local Staffers Say They Have Been Left Behind.
Afghan nationals who work for the UN take on far greater risks for less pay than their international colleagues, and their work leaves them exposed to Taliban reprisals.
She Smuggled Women In Kabul To Safety. Now She’s Hiding From The Taliban.
Though the Taliban have blacklisted Nilofar Ayoubi, she has insisted on speaking out about women’s rights in Afghanistan.
Goods Linked To A Group That Runs Chinese Detention Camps May Be Ending Up In US Stores
A major organization in the region, sanctioned for its “connection to serious human rights abuses against ethnic minorities,” still does business all over the world.
China Can Lock Up A Million Muslims In Xinjiang At Once
Here is the most complete picture yet of the staggering scale of China’s prisons and detention camps for Muslims in Xinjiang.
Apple Did Business With A Wind Energy Company That Has Close Ties To Xinjiang
The company, Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology, once sought “labor exports” in the region. Forced labor is a major part of China’s campaign against Muslims in Xinjiang.
This Company Monitors Prisoners In Xinjiang. It Won An “Innovation” Award At An Event Sponsored By Amazon.
The Chinese government’s use of prisons and detention camps in Xinjiang is part of what the US and other countries have called a genocide.
Olympic Officials Dismissed Beijing Games Human Rights Concerns In A Video Call, Documents Show
“I was shocked,” one human rights activist told BuzzFeed News. “How can I explain the cold faces? They were not even acknowledging the suffering.”
Google And Apple Have Caved To Pakistani Pressure To Take Down Apps Made By This Persecuted Religious Minority
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has used anti-blasphemy rules to target members of the Ahmadiyya community.
US Solar Companies Rely On Materials From Xinjiang, Where Forced Labor Is Rampant
“It’s almost impossible to confidently assess the labor conditions in Xinjiang.”
We Found The Factories Inside China’s Mass Internment Camps
Observers have long warned of rising forced labor in Xinjiang. Satellite images show factories built just steps away from cell blocks.
Inside A Xinjiang Detention Camp
In a lush countryside idyll known for its horse farms and fields of yellow flowers, China built a system of total control.
A Uighur Woman Who Was At Risk Of Being Forcibly Sent Back To China And Detained Has Arrived Safely In The US
Tursunay Ziyawudun is among a small number of former detainees who have left China and spoken publicly about their experiences in internment camps in the Xinjiang region.
What They Saw: Ex-Prisoners Detail The Horrors Of China's Detention Camps
Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been held inside Xinjiang’s camps, but very little is known about life inside. BuzzFeed News spoke to dozens of ex-detainees.
Blanked-Out Spots On China's Maps Helped Us Uncover Xinjiang's Camps
China's Baidu blanked out parts of its mapping platform. We used those locations to find a network of buildings bearing the hallmarks of prisons and internment camps in Xinjiang. Here's how we did it.
China Secretly Built A Vast New Infrastructure To Imprison Muslims
China rounded up so many Muslims in Xinjiang that there wasn’t enough space to hold them. Then the government started building.
Trump Said He Plans To Ban TikTok From The US
Trump has been threatening to ban the popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app, citing national security concerns that the company could be misusing American consumer information.