- Sat, 07/26/2014 - 17:30
The Uyghurs are ordered imprisoned between six months and seven years after a hushed-up trial.
- Fri, 07/25/2014 - 18:58
China has banned bus passengers in the capital of western Xinjiang region from carrying items ranging from cigarette lighters to yogurt, state media said on Friday, in the latest effort by authorities to prevent violent attacks.
- Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:57
China discourages Uighurs from practicing Islam. This year during Ramadan, state media declared that fasting is unhealthy.
- Mon, 07/21/2014 - 19:31
Headline-grabbing “people’s war” on terrorism is a nationwide crackdown designed to show that president Xi Jinping’s Communist Party is taking charge
- Mon, 07/21/2014 - 19:24
Hundreds of suspected Uygurs are being held in Thai immigration camps while officials try to validate their desperate claims of Turkish nationality. Deportation to China, they know, could be a deadly fate, writes Gabrielle Paluch
- Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:35
The United States said Thursday it raised concerns with China about human rights in the Xinjiang region after activists voiced outrage over a meeting between the two powers on counterterrorism.
- Thu, 07/17/2014 - 17:35
Residents say discriminatory policies provoked the incident.
- Thu, 07/17/2014 - 17:29
A Chinese province’s ban on the observance of the Ramadan fast among Muslim university students ignores the importance that religion can have for its followers, an American Muslim religious freedom advocate said.
- Thu, 07/17/2014 - 17:25
The attack on Muslims in Sri Lanka, China and Myanmar by extremist Buddhists and religious fanatics backed by governments is a matter of “serious concern” for the Muslim world and international community, said Saleh S. Al-Wohaibi.
- Tue, 07/15/2014 - 19:05
With the academic year drawing to a close, 21-year-old Aliya Abdikiram, a second-year student at the Communication University of China [CUC], is again trying to persuade her parents to allow her to stay in Beijing during the summer to work as an intern.