- Fri, 05/08/2015 - 07:37
Newly employed as a hotel receptionist in Xinjiang, Fang Lihua is a foot-soldier on the front line of a demographic contest for the mainly Muslim region`s identity as China opens it up for migration.
- Wed, 05/06/2015 - 23:33
Amid China’s ongoing crackdown on terrorism in Xinjiang, launched last May in effort to combat increasing violence in the region and elsewhere in China, authorities have rolled out policies limiting Islamic dress and custom;
- Tue, 05/05/2015 - 20:40
Chinese authorities have ordered Muslim shopkeepers and restaurant owners in a village in its troubled Xinjiang region to sell alcohol and cigarettes, and promote them in “eye-catching displays,” in an attempt to undermine Islam’s hold on local residents, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported.
- Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:02
The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) under the co-sponsorship of the UAA and the IUHRDF, and with support from the NED will convene a youth training seminar that taking place this week in Washington, DC, from May 6-8, 2015.
- Mon, 05/04/2015 - 21:04
The decree goes against public scorn for the products as taboo in Islam.
- Mon, 05/04/2015 - 20:48
On the eve of 2015’s World Press Freedom Day, CHRD calls on the Chinese government to release the dozens of journalists, bloggers, and citizen journalists imprisoned in China, including the recently imprisoned 71-year old journalist Gao Yu (高瑜).
- Fri, 05/01/2015 - 00:00
Authorities, who suspected them of being terrorists, confirmed the incident this week.
- Wed, 04/29/2015 - 00:00
The fate of the refugees remains uncertain more than a year after their detention.
- Tue, 04/28/2015 - 22:00
In the months since the carnage in Elishku, the village has acquired an Orwellian atmosphere, with loudspeakers perched atop 10-metre poles throughout the village blaring Chinese government propaganda on a constant loop.
- Tue, 04/28/2015 - 21:55
In 2011, when high-level Chinese officials asked Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti to write an assessment of recent troubles in restive Xinjiang, there was every reason to believe Beijing might listen.