Muslim Uighurs kneel on prayer carpets outside of Id Kah Mosque at the end of Ramadan month in Kashgar, Xinjiang province western China. Source: Pete Niesen/Shutterstock

FOR centuries, acts of terror have been employed to instill fear in the populace, however today the world is witnessing an unprecedented amount of attacks.

China’s president Xi Jinping ensures a compliant media. Photograph: Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock

Dissenting opinions were stifled as journalists were forced to comply with restrictions on their freedom in orchestrated press conferences and interviews

From the time that President Xi Jinping said all party media “have the surname party”, the state media did not publish either dissenting voices or balanced reports of disasters or corruption.

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The Uyghur Human Rights Project urges concerned individuals and organizations to publicly call on

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The Uyghur American Association (UAA) organized a demonstration in front of China's embassy in Washington, DC on February 5, 2014 to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the Ghulja Massacre. At the event, the Uyghur Human Rights Project conducted an interview with Ilyar Shamseden, originally of Ghulja, about the history of the massacre.