Daniel Arthur Laprès


Articles by Adrian Zenz

Coercive Labor and Forced Displacement in Xinjiang's Cross-Regional Labor Transfer Program ,The Jamestown Foundation, March, 2021

Sterilizations, IUDs, and Mandatory Birth Control: The CCP's Campaign to Suppress Uyghur Birthrates in Xinjiang ,The Jamestown Foundation, July 21, 2020

The Karakax List: Dissecting the Anatomy of Beijing's Internment Drive in Xinjiang, Journal of Political Risk, Vol. 8, Number? 2, February, 2020

"Wash Brains, Cleanse Hearts": Evidence from Chinese Government Documents about the Nature and Extent of Xinjiang's Extrajudicial Internment Campaign, Journal of Political Risk, Vol. 7, No. 11, November 2019

Brainwashing, Police Guards and Coercive Internment: Evidence from Chinese Government Documents about the Nature and Extent of Xinjiang's "Vocational Training Internment Camps", Journal of Political Risk, Vol. 7, July 2019

New Evidence for China's Political Re-Education Campaign in Xinjiang, China Brief, Volume: 18, May 15, 2018

Xinjiang's Re-Education and Securitization Campaign: Evidence from Domestic Security Budgets, China Brief, Volume: 18 Issue: 17, November 5, 2018

Chen Quanguo: The Strongman Behind Beijing's Securitization Strategy in Tibet and Xinjiang, China Brief, Issue: 17, September 21, 2017

"Thoroughly Reforming Them Towards a Healthy Heart Attitude" - China's Political Re-Education Campaign in Xinjiang, SOCARXIV, September 6 ,2018


Critique Jamestown Foundation, June 2020

Critique JPR, November 2019

Critique of JPR, July 2019

Exhibits (copies of sources used by Zenz in his July, 2019 JPR article to justify the estimate of 1.8 million Muslim minority people held in work-education camps)

Exhibit 1 - Document issued by an Organ of the Party, September 8, 2018

Exhibit 2 - Public budget for autonomous districts for 2019

Exhibit 3 - Subsidies from the Autonomous Region to Localities for 2019

Exhibit 4 - Comparison in China Daily of expenses for the Chinese, American and Russian militaries, July 18, 2007

Exhibit 5 - Taishan Diet, a Taiwanese food consulting company on the costs of meals

Exhibit 6 - Spreadsheet calculating number of people fed depending costs of meals

Exhibit 7 - Spreadsheet calculating number of detainees based of costs of food

Examples of the citation of Zenz

Human Rights Watch, "Eradicating Ideological Viruses", China's Campaign of Repression Against Xinjiang's Muslims , "Eradicating Ideological Viruses", China's Campaign of Repression Against Xinjiang's Muslims

U.S. Department of State, 2019 Report on International Religious Freedom: China - Xinjiang

U.S. Council on Foreign on Relations, China's Repression of Uighurs in Xinjiang , June 30, 2020

Jessica Batke, Where Did the One Million Figure for Detentions in Xinjiang's Camps Come From?, The China File, January 8, 2019

John Sudworth, China's hidden camps, BBC

Joanne Smith Finley, Why Scholars and Activists Increasingly Fear a Uyghur Genocide in Xinjiang , Journal of Genocide Research, November 5, 2020

Reports based on satellite photos

Kelsey Munro, Xinjiang Data Project website launch, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, September 24, 2020

Alison Killing and Megha Rajagopalan and Christo Buschek , Built To Last, Buzzfeed, August 27, 2020

Alison Killing and Megha Rajagopalan and Christo Buschek , Blanked-Out Spots On China's Maps Helped Us Uncover Xinjiang's Camps, Buzzfeed, August 27, 2020

Fergus Ryan , Danielle Cave and Nathan Ruser, Mapping Xinjiang's Work-re-education camps, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, November 2018

Reports of Radio Free Asia (RFA)

As Many as Eight Internment Camps Operating in Xinjiang Region Where Disney Filmed Mulan, September 11, 2020

Xinjiang Authorities Up Detentions in Uyghur Majority Areas of Ghulja City ,March 19, 2018

Around 120,000 Uyghurs Detained For Political Re- Education in Xinjiang's Kashgar Prefecture , January 22, 2018

Positions of the Chinese Government

Ryan Patrick Jones,Beijing lashes out at Canada over Uighur genocide vote, CBC News, February 24, 2021

China slams Canada after report calls Uighur policy 'genocide' , Aljazeera, October 22, 2020

Vocational Education and Training in Xinjiang, China Daily, August 17, 2019

Inside an abandoned 're-education camp' in Xinjiang, CGTN, December 29, 2019

Xinjiang Government Notice: participants in "san xueyiqu" have all graduated (in Chinese), sina, December 29, 2019

Positions of the Chinese media

80% of IUD placements in China preformed in Xinjiang? , China Daily, September 14, 2020

Xinjiang sees sharp decrease in natural population growth rate? , China Daily, September 14, 2020

Six lies in Adrian Zenz's Xinjiang report of 'genocide', CGTN, September 14, 2020

Lian Yuchun, Li Yuanbin and Li Dabiao Xinjiang think tank unveils Adrian Zenz as swindler under academic disguise, Global Times, September 8, 2019

China considers suing rumor-mongering researchers and think tanks for libel, Global Times, July 9, 2019

Positions of Chinese academics

Lin Fangfei Reply to the fallacies of Zenz regarding the actual facts of the population issue in Xinjiang ? Based on reports on research into birth records in Chinese, Xinjiang University, October 22, 2020

European sources on the plight of the Uyghurs

European Parliament, Resolution of 19 December 2019 on the situation of the Uyghurs in China (China Cables)

Nikjolaj Nielsen, EU: Accountability needed on Uighur 'forced sterilisations', euobserver, Brussels, July 1, 2020

European Court of Human Rights, M.A. and others v Bulgaria, February 20, 2012

United States

Colum Lynch, State Department Lawyers Concluded Insufficient Evidence to Prove Genocide in China, Foreign Policy February 19, 2021

David Brunnstrom, Humeyra Pamuk, U.S. Secretary of State nominee Blinken sees strong foundation for bipartisan China policy, Reuters, January 19, 2021

Edward Wong and Chris Buckley, U.S. Says China Repression of Uighurs Is ? Genocide, January 19, 2021; the official statement of Secretary of State Pompeo has been removed from the site of the State department as observed on January 24, 2021

Congressional Executive Committee (CECC), Annual Report 2020, January 14, 2021


Laurence Defranoux, Macron condamne publiquement la répression des Ouighours , Libération, 8 septembre, 2020

United Kingdom

UK Parliament,Government refuses to declare atrocities in Xinjiang a genocide, November 14, 2021

Oral Statement to Parliament, Human rights violations in Xinjiang and the government's response: Foreign Secretary's statement , January 12, 2021

Sir Martin. Rifkind, We need a global response to Beijing?s belligerence, inhumanity and mendacity, January 13, 2021


Debates and votes in the Canadian Senate:
June 28, 2021 and June 29, 2021

Brennan MacDonald, Senators decline to label China's treatment of Uyghurs a genocide, CBC News, June 29, 2021

Steve Scherer, Canada's parliament passes motion saying China's treatment of Uighurs is genocide, February 22, 2021

Government of Canada, Global Affairs Canada, Canada announces new measures to address human rights abuses in Xinjiang, China, January 12, 2021

House of Commons, Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, Evidence concerning the human rights situation of Uyghurs and other turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, China, October 21, 2020

House of Commons, Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, Statement concerning the human rights situation of Uyghurs and other turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, China, October 21, 2020


Dutch parliament: China's treatment of Uighurs is genocide , Reuters, February 25, 2021

United Nations

Ben Norton and Ajit Singh No, the UN did not report China has "massive internment camps" for Uighur Muslims, August 13, 2018

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Report on China , August 23, 2018

Countries back China over rights in Xinjiang, China Daily, July 3, 2020

International Criminal Law

Uyghur Tribunal, London

Uyghur Tribunal Wraps up in London With Eye on December Ruling on Genocide Allegations , RFA, September 13, 2021

Jeffrey D. Sachs and William Schabas, The Xinjiang Genocide Allegations Are Unjustified , Project Syndicate, April 20, 2021

Philip J. Cunningham, In the West, China the villain is a narrative few dare to challenge, South China Morning Post, April 27, 2021

Michael Clarke, Some reflections on the "anonymous Xinjiang paper", TheInterpreter, April 29, 2021

"Break Their Lineage, Break Their Roots", China's Crimes against Humanity Targeting Uyghurs and Other Turkic Muslims, Human Rights Watch, April, 2021

Alison Macdonald QC Jackie McArthur Naomi Hart Lorraine Aboagye,Legal brief on behalf of Global Legal Action Network, the World Uyghur Congress and the Uyghur Human Rights Project , January 26, 2021

Xue Haibing, Reply to the above Legal Brief, Zhonglun Law Firm, London, April 2, 2021

"Genocide" is the wrong word for the horrors of Xinjiang , February 23, 2021

New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy, The Uyghur Genocide: An Examination of China's Breaches of the 1948 Genocide Convention, March, 2021

Office of the Prosecutor, ICC Report on Preliminary Examination Activities 2020, December 2020, paragraphs 70-76

Javier C. Hernandez, I.C.C. Won't Investigate China's Detention of Muslims, New York Times, December 15, 2020

Office of the Prosecutor, ICC Report on Preliminary Examination Activities 2020, December 2020, paragraphs 70-76

Temple Garden Chambers, London, The Hague Complaint filed at International Criminal Court (ICC) on behalf of the East Turkistan Government in Exile, July 8, 2020

East Turkestan Government in Exile Uighurs urge ICC to probe Chinese "genocide", July 8, 2020

"Mass incarceration"

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Exposed: China's Operating Manuals for Mass Internment and Arrest by Algorithm , China Cables, November 24, 2019

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Leaked Papers Expose China's 'Brainwashing'? Of Uyghurs, Eurasia Review, March 14, 2021

"Forced" labour

China Institute of Wealth and Economics, Nankai University (Tianjin), Work Report on Poverty Alleviation Work of Uyghur Labor Force Transfer in Hotan, Xinjiang , December 23, 2019

Nathan VanderKlippe, Thousands of Uyghur workers in China are being relocated in an effort to assimilate Muslims, documents show, Globe & Mail, Toronto, March 2, 2021

Crian Thum, China's Mass Internment Camps Have No Clear End in Sight, Foreign Policy, August 22, 2018

Chrissey Buckley, Forced Labor in the United States: A Contemporary Problem in Need of a Contemporary Solution, including a bibliography, in Human Rights and Human Welfare, University of Denver

Examples of reviews of Zenz

Patrick deHahn, More than 1 million Muslims are detained in China - but how did we get that number? , Quartz, July 5, 2019

Ajit Singh and Max Blumenthal, China detaining millions of Uyghurs? Serious problems with claims by US- backed NGO and far-right researcher "led by God" against Beijing , The Grayzone, December 21, 2019

Views on Russian media (RT)

"Persécution" des Ouighours ou "lutte pour la déradicalisation": que se passe-t-il au Xinjiang ?, RT, August 16, 2020

Bruno Guigue, La cause ouighoure, coqueluche de l'Occident, March 20, 2019

Other compilations of sources

Gary Epstein, Thread on Uyghurs, The Economist, October 20, 2020

The Closure Library Authors, Mass Detentions and Repression in Xinjiang: A Bibliography

Magnus Fiskesjo, China's 're-education' / concentration camps in Xinjiang / East Turkestan and the wider campaign of forced assimilation targeting Uyghurs, Kazakhs, etc. Bibliography of select news reports & academic works

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