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May 3, 2019

This year’s Ramadan is just a few days away. Muslims around the world are preparing for their most sacred month of year with great anticipation.

Detainees listening to speeches in a re-education camp in Lop County, Xinjiang, April 2017
May 3, 2019

Some of the Muslims held in vocational camps in a northwest Chinese province tell NPR that they are being held for "extremist thoughts," and don't know when they'll be allowed to go home.

May 2, 2019

‘Reverse Engineering’ Police App Reveals Profiling and Monitoring Strategies

May 2, 2019

Programme uses vast array of data to detect and monitor individuals according to report

May 2, 2019

Chinese police are using a mobile app to keep data on millions of ethnic Uighurs in Xinjiang province, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).

May 2, 2019

Authorities use an app to collect personal data on Uighurs as part of a vast surveillance network, Human Rights Watch says

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May 2, 2019

Owning a tent, growing a beard, and abstaining from alcohol and cigarettes are all treated with serious suspicion in certain parts of China.

Uyghurs demonstrate in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 28, 2018. Photo: RFA
May 2, 2019

Beijing has been ruthlessly willing to use technology and force against the Uighurs

May 2, 2019

The Second Belt and Road Forum, which ran from 25 to 27 April in Beijing, showcased China’s progress with its Belt and Road Initiative and also demonstrated the country’s increasing global economic and political influence.

May 2, 2019

Write to the organisation representing Muslim countries and demand it speaks up for Muslims being denied the right to practice their religion in Xinjiang.

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