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Restaurants Ordered to Remain Open in Xinjiang Amid Ramadan Fast
Authorities in northwest China are implementing a set of “stability maintenance” measures in Xinjiang during Ramadan, but sources say restaurants have been ordered to stay open throughout the Islamic holy month as part of the directive, suggesting e...
26 Mayıs 2017, 23:08
Xinjiang Authorities Confiscate ‘Extremist’ Qurans From Uyghur Muslims
Authorities in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region are confiscating all Qurans published more than five years ago due to “extremist content,” according to local officials, amid an ongoing campaign against “illegal” religious items owned by mostly M...
25 Mayıs 2017, 21:36
The World Uyghur Congress is releasing its annual report on the human rights situation in East Turkestan covering events of 2016. The report presents a detailed review of China’s actions in East Turkestan vis-à-vis the Uyghur population th...
18 Mayıs 2017, 20:31
China moves to expand DNA testing in Muslim region Xinjiang
China appears to be laying the groundwork for the broad collection of DNA samples from residents of a restive, largely Muslim regionBeijing: China appears to be laying the groundwork for the broad collection of DNA samples from residents of a restiv...
16 Mayıs 2017, 22:11
Anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise in China
During the National People’s Congress in March, top officials from the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, a Muslim-majority area in northwest China, warned political leaders that terrorist activities threatened to destabilize China.In...
14 Mayıs 2017, 22:01
Earthquake in far western China kills 8, injures more than 20
A moderate earthquake that struck close to the Earth's surface killed eight people and injured more than 20 others in far western China on Thursday, the region's earthquake administration said.The morning quake struck in Taxkorgan county, a remote m...
11 Mayıs 2017, 10:06
Xinjiang: A 1.7 million square kilometre prison
Xinjiang is the vast Muslim-majority region in China’s far west where Turkic speaking Uighur Muslims are the largest ethnic group. Under Chinese rule it has been transformed into a 1.7 million square kilometre prison. Rich in mineral wealth and almo...
09 Mayıs 2017, 22:40
A Unified Plan For Religious Worship In East Turkistan's Hotan prefecture
A new rule announced in Hotan (He tian), prefecture of East Turkestan ( so called Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region of China ) regarding the unification of  the context of Islamic prayers in mosques Permitted Qur'an Surahs ( chapters ) to ...
07 Mayıs 2017, 21:25
Priority Human Rights Concerns for the Uyghur Population in East Turkistan
The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is an international organization that represents the collective interests of the Uyghur people in both East Turkistan and abroad. The principle objective of the WUC is to promote democracy, human rights and freedom fo...
02 Mayıs 2017, 21:12
China: Open East Turkestan to Independent Overseas Media
On World Press Freedom Day 2017, UHRP objects to excessive media restrictions in East Turkestan On World Press Freedom Day 2017, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) calls on the Chinese government to substantiate claims it is facing an unpre...
02 Mayıs 2017, 21:04


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