In China, Tourists Can Visit Historic Kashgar Mosque But Worshippers Not Allowed

news logo republic world

July 8, 2023 | Republic World | By Sagar Kar

Since 2017, government policies in Xinjiang have led to the destruction or damage of up to 16,000 mosques, accounting for approximately 65 per cent of all mosques in the region, according to the Uyghur Human Rights Project, an activist group based in the United States. While some mosques have been closed but left intact, others remain open but are subjected to constant surveillance.

Read the full article: