- 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.
- Mon, 06/22/2015 - 18:48
A county in the heavily Muslim southern part of China’s unruly region of Xinjiang has held a beer festival in the run-up to the holy month of Ramazan, the government said, in what an exiled group called an open provocation.