Uyghur Related

Tomurti villiage in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is shown in this undated file photo.

In China's Xinjiang a Way of Life Waits to Die

  • Thu, 07/21/2016 - 20:07

Uyghur herder: “We are forced to move, our village and heritage is going to vanish without a trace.”

Some groups see the move to formalise names as a way of undermining their ethnic identity

China: Xinjiang government to 'clear up' ethnic names

  • Fri, 07/08/2016 - 18:43

Authorities in China's Xinjiang region have announced their intentions to "clear up" inconsistencies in the names of people from various ethnic groups by the end of the year.

File photo of Muslim Uyghurs praying at the Jame Mosque during Ramadan in Hotan in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Xinjiang Imposes Selective Fasting Ban Amid Terror Crackdown

  • Thu, 07/07/2016 - 18:47

The government in Xinjiang has once again banned state employees, Party members, students, and minors from fasting during Ramadan. 

CHINA: USCIRF Condemns the Government’s Ramadan Restrictions

  • Wed, 07/06/2016 - 20:06

As Muslims around the world mark the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr celebrations, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) strongly condemns the Chinese government’s restrictions on Uighur and other Muslims’ religious practices.

Id Kah is the most important mosque in China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, home to China’s largest population of Muslims. (Emily Rauhala/The Washington Post)

Asia & Pacific In western China, authorities grapple with how to handle Ramadan

  • Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:18

 It was the final Friday of Ramadan, an aching hour before dusk, and on the steps of Id Kah, the mosque that marks the heart of this ancient city, things were as they have always been — almost.

United Front Work Department Website Warns US Internet Company: Stop Providing Service to Tibetan and Uyghur Separatists!

  • Tue, 07/05/2016 - 19:26

Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department China Tibet Network website warns San Francisco-based Cloudflare company that cooperates with dominant Chinese search engine company Baidu that it should stop providing internet service to some websites run by Tibetans and Uigurs that the Chinese government considers to be separatist.

Students in central Java read the Koran outdoors by oil lamp during Ramadan. Indonesian Muslims have expressed anger over reports that Muslims in China faced restrictions on celebrating Ramadan. (Maulana Surya/Antara Foto via Reuters)

China goes all out to win favor with Indonesian Muslims

  • Sat, 07/02/2016 - 22:46

In late April, five senior figures from Indonesia’s largest Muslim civil society organization stepped off the plane in Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang, in China’s far west.

The US today asked China to protect religious freedom and allow citizens to worship freely amid reports that the Communist country had banned fasting in its Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region. (Reuters)

US asks China to allow Muslim citizens to worship freely

  • Thu, 06/30/2016 - 21:55

The US today asked China to protect religious freedom and allow citizens to worship freely amid reports that the Communist country had banned fasting in its Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region.

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Uighur activist questions Pak silence on Xinjiang

  • Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:19

‘Islamabad helping Beijing in containing anti-Beijing resistance from Uyghurs’

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