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Uigurs living in the far west of China. Turpan / MM / Flickr / CC 2.0
Oct 31, 2017

Imams not complying with the Communist Party’s religious regulations in the Xinjiang region have been sent to political re-education camps.

Uighurs pray at the Id Kah Mosque in Xinjiang, China. Photo: Preston Rhea/Flickr
Oct 30, 2017

In the beginning of the fall, the Chinese government resorted to repressive measures against Uighurs, the country’s Muslim minority

Oct 17, 2017

Far from the booming metropolis of Beijing, China is building a sprawling system that combines dystopian technology and human policing. “It’s a kind of frontline laboratory for surveillance.” BuzzFeed News Reporter

Uyghurs in Hotan
Oct 2, 2017

Chinese Muslims have been ordered to hand over religious items including copies of the Koran and prayer mats or they will face harsh punishment. Authorities are stepping up a campaign against Muslims in Xinjiang, north western China, according to Radio Free Aisia.

Sep 28, 2017

You suggest that the United States cooperate with China on terrorism. China has an expansive and unclear definition of terrorist actions — for example, sentencing Prof. Ilham Tohti to life imprisonment for discussing Uighur issues online, accusing him of encouraging students to join terrorist groups.

Morning prayers: Chinese Muslims celebrate Eid which marks the end of Ramadan
Sep 28, 2017

Chinese authorities are reportedly stepping up their campaign against Muslims in the north-western region of Xinjiang.

Aug 24, 2017

Both Hui and Uighur Muslims have experienced intensified restrictions and Islamophobia since Xi Jinping became leader of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in November 2012, with controls deepening and expanding in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region especially.

Aug 16, 2017

Dolkun Isa was on his way to speak at Italy’s Senate late last month when he was stopped by the police and detained for a number of hours.

Tibetan Buddhist monks chanting at the memorial for Liu Xiaobo held at the Taiwan Center in Flushing on July 15. (Photo via World Journal)
Jul 18, 2017

Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese Nobel Peace laureate who died on July 13, has had some critics among exiled radical Chinese dissidents. But the Taiwan Center in New York was overflowing with his “comrades” and admirers at a memorial held for him on July 15.

 View of the inner courtyard in Al-Azhar.
Jul 10, 2017

Fearful Uyghurs scramble to get out of Egypt and avoid forced return to China, where they risk torture and arbitrary jailing.

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