China has imprisoned or detained at least 630 Imams

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May 20, 2021

Justice For All in partnership with the Uyghur Human Rights Project has released a new report detailing the mass detention of Uyghur and other Turkic Muslim imams in East Turkistan. The report chronicles attempts by the Chinese government to cut off the transmission of religious knowledge across Uyghur generations.

Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, CEO of Justice For All, said “It is critical for Imams around the world and the interfaith movement to take a serious note of China’s utter disregard to freedom of religion, educate their congregations, and join Save Uighur Campaign to end the persecution of Uighur people.”

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