- Tue, 06/30/2015 - 20:48
After 28 people were killed in East Turkestan during the holy month of Ramadan, actors, academics and politicians in Turkey have raised their voices criticizing the Chinese government and calling for the freedom of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region.
- Tue, 06/30/2015 - 20:45
Mr. Seytoff explains the intent and extent of China’s Ramadan ban on Uyghur Muslims.
- Mon, 06/29/2015 - 19:50
They had grown increasingly devout after losing land to Han Chinese in what they called an unfair business deal.
- Sat, 06/27/2015 - 15:53
No word has been received about her children, who were with her when she was detained.
- Fri, 06/26/2015 - 18:53
Another spate of violence this week raises questions about the situation in the region.
- Fri, 06/26/2015 - 18:50
China’s government wonders how to stop terrorism in Xinjiang. Try treating Muslims more sensitively
- Wed, 06/24/2015 - 18:50
Travelers and suspect persons must be closely watched, and mosques and shops searched for 'illegal' material, regulations say.
- Wed, 06/24/2015 - 18:39
This week, Washington D.C.-based Uighur journalist Shohret Hoshur, sent CPJ a message saying that on May 28 charges had finally been brought against two of his brothers, Shawket and Rehim, who have been detained since August.
- Tue, 06/23/2015 - 21:25
The incident may have been prompted by restrictions during the Muslim holy month.
- Tue, 06/23/2015 - 21:08
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged the People's Republic of China to end all state-sanctioned denial of religious freedoms targeting Muslims in that nation's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.