- Mon, 07/06/2015 - 20:08
The Chinese authorities have been doing all they can to discourage Muslim Uighurs from fasting since Ramadan began. Free slices of watermelon were handed out in the middle of the day at Urumqi’s University of Medicine in Xinjiang, a region with a huge Muslim Uighur population.
- Mon, 07/06/2015 - 19:01
Checkpoints at schools, confiscated passports, and no cell phones. Beijing is tightening the screws on Uighur youth in Xinjiang.
- Mon, 07/06/2015 - 18:48
China has no "ethnic problem" in its far west, and Muslim Uighur minorities there enjoy freedom of religion, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, following anti-China protests in Turkey over Beijing's treatment of the group.
- Mon, 07/06/2015 - 18:45
On the eve of the 6th anniversary of the Urumqi massacre, Uyghurs and human rights activists in the UK are calling upon the Chinese government to investigate the events of 5 July 2009, account for the dead and missing, and to end the continuing repression of the people of East Turkestan.
- Mon, 07/06/2015 - 18:41
Turkey vowed on Friday to keep its doors open to ethnic Uighur migrants fleeing persecution in China, a stance likely to exacerbate Ankara's row with Beijing over its treatment of the largely Muslim, Turkic-language speaking minority.
- Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:36
Thousands take to streets all over Turkey to protest China's alleged ban on Muslims fasting during Ramadan
- Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:32
The women and children were part of a group detained for 15 months after fleeing China.
- Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:23
Violence, persecution and quest for natural resources driving record numbers out of rural areas and into cities, claims Minority Rights Group study
- Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:08
A number of Uighur Turks who had been detained in Thailand for over a year, pitting Turkey against China in a diplomatic tug-of-war, have been allowed to go to Turkey's central province of Kayseri after the Turkish government made intense diplomatic efforts on their behalf.