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Apr 27, 2017

Since 2004, the Chinese government has planted Confucius Institutes that offer Chinese language and culture courses at colleges and universities around the world—including more than 100 in the United States

Apr 26, 2017

Nearly 40 were arrested in the sweep, including several sets of siblings, an official says.

Walking past a mosque in Kashgar, a city in China’s western region of Xinjiang. More than 10 million Uighurs, a mostly Muslim minority group, live in the region. Credit Gilles Sabrie for The New York Times
Apr 25, 2017

The Chinese government, further tightening its grip on Muslims in western China, has prohibited parents from choosing names like “Muhammad,” “Arafat” and “Jihad” for their children.

Benned Uyghur names
Apr 25, 2017

List of banned baby names released amid ongoing crackdown on religion that includes law against veils and beards

A man looks through a window on the door of an operating room as his wife undergoes a caesarean section at a hospital in Shaya county, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region June 4, 2012. © 2012 Reuters
Apr 25, 2017

Absurd Edict Part of Growing Restrictions on Uyghurs

Apr 24, 2017

4 May, 6:00 PM - Gilman 50 - - - Xinjiang? East Turkestan? شىنجاڭ؟ شەرقىي تۈركىستان؟ 新疆?东土耳其斯坦? Whether you are aware of China's diversity or not, the...

A Uyghur woman is shown with her children in Kashgar, Xinjiang, in a file photo.
Apr 20, 2017

Jihad, Mecca, Hajj, and Saddam are among names judged to be 'a bit too much' according to current baby registration guidelines.

Apr 20, 2017

China has been forcing international Uyghur students to return home by threatening their families with imprisonment

Apr 20, 2017

Pakistan turning a deaf ear and going cold turkey in dealing with China's repression unleashed on its Muslim community is nothing short of alarming, as even the state media besides the Nawaz Sharif-led government is looking at this development the other way according to an analysis in the Kashmir Images.

Hotan prefecture in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Apr 19, 2017

Marriages must be held at government-sanctioned venues with approved officiants, sources say.

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