Radio Free Asia

Uyghur reporters describe family members’ detentions

In “The Families Left Behind” six Radio Free Asia reporters tell the stories of their family members’ detention and document human rights abuses in northwestern China.

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Radio Free Asia

Radio Free Asia brings award-winning, domestic journalism and uncensored content to people in six Asian countries that restrict free speech, freedom of the press, and access to reliable information beyond their borders. RFA also provides educational and cultural programming, as well as forums for audiences to engage in open dialogue and freely express opinions.