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For Uighur Muslims in China, Life Keeps Getting Harder

  Over the past several years, Chinese repression of ethnic Uighurs has become increasingly harsh. From sending them to detention camps in remote places to...

China’s hi-tech war on its Muslim minority

In mid-2017, Alim, a Uighur man in his 20s, returned to China from studying abroad. As soon as he landed back in the country,...

Turkey urges China to protect religious freedom in Xinjiang

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has voiced concern over China's alleged mistreatment of Uighur and other Muslims in its Xinjiang region and called on...

Turkey demands China close camps after reports of musician’s death

Turkey has called on China to close its detention camps following the reported death of a renowned musician from the ethnic Uighur minority. Abdurehim Heyit...

Beijing Allowing 2,000 Ethnic Kazakhs to Leave Xinjiang Region

  China is allowing more than 2,000 ethnic Kazakhs to abandon their Chinese citizenship and leave the country, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said, in a sign...

What does China want to achieve by ‘modifying’ Islam?

  On Sunday, Chinese authorities announced their plan to Sinicize Islam through a five-year plan. According to a report published in the state-run Global Times newspaper, on...

China passes law to make Islam ‘compatible with socialism’

  China has passed a new law that seeks to "Sinicize" Islam within the next five years, the latest move by Beijing to rewrite how...

Uighur leaders warn China’s actions could be ‘precursors to genocide’

  Uighur leaders have called on democratic governments to confront China over its treatment of ethnic minority Uighur Muslims, saying the government’s actions against the...

Defying China, Malaysia releases Uighur detainees

  KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has freed from detention 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who fled to the southeast Asian nation after a Thai jailbreak last...

China’s Antigraft Campaign Ensnares Top Energy Official, ex-Xinjiang Governor

  BEIJING—China has placed under investigation the head of its national energy-planning agency—and the most prominent ethnic Uighur in the government—as part of a campaign...