Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Chinese embassy on Friday to condemn the persecution of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
"No Rights. No Games." is using the 2022 Olympics to place pressure on the Chinese government to end its persecution of Uyghur Muslims.
The officials visit the women's homes to monitor their religious and political views.
How Reddit Users Caught ‘League of Legends’ Censoring Words Like ‘Uyghur,’ ‘Genocide,’ and ‘Tiananmen’
It all started when they discovered that the word “Uyghur,” referring to the persecuted Chinese minority, was censored.
Millions of China's Uighur ethnic minority have gone missing over the past five years.
And most Muslim majority nations, most notably Saudi Arabia, are silent about it.
With its abundance of yak yogurts, laghman noodles, and bleating sheep—and a general lack of Han Chinese—Kashgar doesn’t feel like a city in China.
Uyghurs, a Turkic group with populations in Central Asia, have long endured ethnic discrimination in China. Nigaray escaped this as a 15-year-old, fleeing to the Dutch city and eventually opening an Uyghur restaurant there.
Western governments fear China will use its new anti-terror law to deepen its persecution of dissidents and minorities — but China says double standards are at play.
Chinese authorities are reportedly cracking down on teetotaling shop owners in one village in Xinjiang, a northwestern province with a Muslim majority population, in order to destabilize Islam in the region.
After years playing in one of China’s biggest rock bands, Payzulla Polat came to America to study music and serve up the cuisine of his forefathers—the embattled Uyghurs of northwest China.
Given China’s apparent history of exaggerating ties between its citizens and Muslim extremist organizations, it’s reasonable to wonder about the merit of this latest claim.