VIDEO: Chinese authorities ban Islamic greeting in East Turkestan

Video footage of Chinese authorities telling Kazakh Muslims at a "re-education camp" in East Turkestan not to greet each other with "As salaamu alaykum".

Uyghur students from Al-Azhar die in Chinese police custody in suspicious circumstances

Two Uyghur students from Al-Azhar University who were detained after voluntarily returning to China's northwest Xinjiang region have died in police custody. A resident of...

VIDEO: Uyghur leader explains China’s draconian anti-Islam policies

The General Secretary of the World Uyghur Congress, Dolqun Isa, explains the Chinese government's draconian anti-Islam policies in the Xinjiang region.

Draconian restrictions imposed on Uyghur Muslims in China to prevent “extremism”

Draconian restrictions have been imposed on Uyghur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region to prevent “Islamic extremism”. Under the new guidelines, Uyghur Muslims could be detained...

Muslims in China ordered to surrender copies of the Quran and prayer mats

The Chinese government have stepped up their crackdown on Muslims in the Xinjiang region by launching a new campaign calling for the surrender of...

China increases DNA testing of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang region

China has began the logistical groundwork for the mass collection of DNA from Uighur Muslims of the Xinjiang region, human rights observers have said. Police...

China issues list of banned Muslim names which include “Muhammad”

Chinese authorities have increased their censorship of Islam by banning Muslim parents in the Xinjiang region from naming their children “Muhammad,” “Arafat” and “Jihad”. Government...

China bans long beards and veils in Xinjiang province

China has introduced new restrictions in the Muslim-majority region of Xinjiang in what it describes as a campaign against "Islamist extremism." The measures include prohibiting...

Chinese Muslim cycles for four months to Makkah for Hajj

A Muslim man from China cycled for four months to make his way to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj. Mohammed reportedly left his home in...

Conflicting reports over “China Ramadan ban”

There are conflicting reports over whether China has issued a partial ban on fasting in Ramadan in the predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang. Some reports...
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