- Fri, 04/07/2017 - 16:16
PEN America and he Uyghur American Association are among seven groups asking President Donald Trump to voice human rights concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet in Florida beginning Thursday.
CAIR Calls on Trump to Demand Religious Freedom for Christians, Uighur Muslims at Meeting with Chinese President
- Thu, 04/06/2017 - 15:23
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on President Trump to demand an end to the denial of religious freedom for Chinese Christians and Uighur Muslims during his meeting on Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
- Wed, 04/05/2017 - 17:44
A senior Uighur official in China's restive western region of Xinjiang has admonished other Communist Party "cadres" from the mostly Muslim Uighur minority for failing to pull their weight in the fight against terrorism, state media said.
- Wed, 04/05/2017 - 17:39
China disclosed a plan Monday to increase the number of citizens speaking Mandarin to 80 percent by 2020.
- Tue, 04/04/2017 - 19:24
The inspections come weeks after a deadly attack carried out by Uyghurs in the region.
- Tue, 04/04/2017 - 19:07
Torture, ‘Disappearances,’ Crackdown on Civil Society Activists
- Fri, 03/31/2017 - 16:15
China has banned "abnormal" beards and the wearing of veils in public places as it imposes a "great wall of iron" in its far western Xinjiang region.
- Fri, 03/31/2017 - 16:00
Three times a day, alarms ring out through the streets of China's ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar, and shopkeepers rush out of their stores swinging government-issued wooden clubs.
- Fri, 03/31/2017 - 15:25
Even while Beijing pursues economic openness in the province, it’s turning Xinjiang into a security state.