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UPDATED at 5:05 P.M. ET on 2019-10-08 The U.S. Department of Commerce has blacklisted 28 governmental or commercial entities from China it said are implicated in rights abuses against Uyghurs and other ethnic Muslim minorities in the country’s Xinjiang Uyghur
A young Uyghur man living in exile in Turkey returned safely to Istanbul late on Wednesday after facing possible deportation to China following his detention by Moroccan authorities, according to a family member. Ablikim Abla, a 22-year-old ethnic Uyghur and
The CCP continues to annihilate Muslim traditions from the Hui people-inhabited areas by demolishing Islamic architecture and symbols; no signs in Arabic are allowed. by Gu Qi The Chinese government plans to completely “sinicize” Chinese Muslims outside of Xinjiang in five
Chinese authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang have detained dozens of ethnic minority Muslim Kazakhs for sharing the national anthem of neighboring Kazakhstan via social media, RFA has learned. The People’s Republic of China is home to around 1.5
Chinese authorities may “imminently” execute the jailed former head of Xinjiang University Tashpolat Teyip, according to London-based rights group Amnesty International, which called on President Xi Jinping to intervene in his case and release him unconditionally. Teyip vanished in 2017
Two ethnic Uyghurs who run what is widely considered the most successful real estate firm of the past decade in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have been arrested, with at least one sentenced to a lengthy prison term,
Authorities in the northwestern Chinese region of Ningxia look set to import “anti-terrorism” measures currently used in the mass incarceration of an estimated one million Muslim Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang, official media reported. The Ningxia government signed an
Officials at a university in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are forcing students and staff to forgo their Muslim dietary restrictions in favor of traditionally pork-heavy Han Chinese cuisine, saying halal food is associated with religious extremism. A report
China must end its campaign of systematic repression and shed light on the fate of up to one million predominantly Muslim people arbitrarily detained in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), Amnesty International said in a new briefing published today.
Authorities in Xinjiang visit the households of Muslims and force them to discard of all household items that have any Islamic symbols. Bitter Winter has reported extensively on different ways the Chinese authorities in Xinjiang are persecuting local Muslim disguising
Recent threats by China’s state security police against Muslim poet Cui Haoxin — known by his pen name An Ran — are a deliberate attempt to stop him speaking out about the mass incarceration of Uyghurs and other minority groups
Since Xi Jinping took power, religious beliefs and fundamental human rights of Muslims in Xinjiang have been subjected to destructive repression and persecution. Nearly a million people were sent to reeducation camps, and innumerable mosques were demolished.