Uyghur Related

Fully armed Chinese paramilitary police officers stand guard along a street in Urumqi, May 23, 2014

China Holds Hundreds of Uyghurs As 'Anti-Terror' Campaign Spreads

  • Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:59

Uyghurs are also being denied access to accommodation in Beijing, local rights activists say.

China called upon to end Uyghur repression on 5th anniversary of Urumqi massacre

  • Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:56

Press Release on the 5th Anniversary of the Urumqi Massacre from Chinese, Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK

Amnesty USA Urges Secretary Kerry Not to Compromise Human Rights During U.S. - China Security & Economic Dialogue

  • Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:53

Organization Urging Secretary Kerry to Visit a Uighur Mosque

A memorial service for two Uyghur police officers killed during a June 2014 raid on a suspect in Makit county.

Five Uyghurs Killed in Connection with Raid on Xinjiang Suspect

  • Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:49

Authorities say he led a group that planned police station attacks.

An honour guard member is seen behind a red flag during a welcoming ceremony for Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, June 3, 2014.

China's crackdown in restive Xinjiang nets 400 suspects

  • Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:22

China has taken down more than 40 groups it calls "violent terror gangs" and arrested more than 400 people in its restive western region of Xinjiang since authorities began a crackdown in May, state media said on Monday.

Ilham Tohti, who has been detained since January and is charged with separatism. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

US academic barred from China after speaking out over detained scholar

  • Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:19

Elliot Sperling believes his support for Uighur academic Ilham Tohti is reason authorities ordered him to return to US

Security tight five years after Xinjiang riot

  • Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:14

China detains more than 400 people ahead of anniversary of deadly clashes between Han Chinese and Muslim Uighurs.

Children and government employees are prohibited from fasting, but many do [Umar Farooq/Al Jazeera]

Chinese Uighurs defy Ramadan ban

  • Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:11

The government's attempt to clamp down on religious expression has backfired among Uyghurs.


  • Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:09

British Conservative European Parliament member Sajjad Karim has voiced concern over Chinese government's decision to ban government employees and students from fasting during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Muslims in China's Xinjiang told to ignore Ramadan customs

  • Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:06

Officials in China's restive western region of Xinjiang have told Muslims to ignore religious customs during the holy month of Ramadan, an indication of what rights groups say is discrimination targeting the Uighur minority group.