China’s Global Dragnet

Since 1997, the Chinese government has engaged in an unprecedented scale of abuse and reprisals – often called “transnational repression” – against Uyghurs living abroad. We collected data on 440 people in 40 countries known to have faced detention, deportation, and more from 1997 until March 2021. Our new project with Coda and UHRP to puts stories behind the names of those affected. Click through our 440 biographies to learn more about the scale and scope of China’s transnational repression against Uyghurs and other Turkic minorities.

Access the interactive dataset here.

This project is part of a partnership with Coda Story and the Uyghur Human Rights Project.