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Are Muslim Uighurs fleeing China to join the Islamic State?
Miami Herald

Are Muslim Uighurs fleeing China to join the Islamic State?

Nearly every week, new reports surface of Muslim Uighurs trying to flee China. Theyve been found in refugee camps in Thailand and caught with fake passports trying to board planes. This week, Chinese police gunned down two Uighurs after they ... Miami Herald, 1 day ago
Haaretz

China region bans Muslim majority from wearing burqas in public

Analysts say nation's communist leaders fear rising religious fervor. The Muslims of Xinjiang, the Uighurs, say that their business and culture have been restricted by Chinese authorities, who deny the claims. Xinjiang, the northwest China region ...
 Haaretz2 weeks ago China bans burqa in major Muslim city  Rediff.com1 week ago China Bans Burqas  Town Hall1 week ago Burqa banned in China's Xinjiang  Frontier Post1 week ago
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Times of India

China sacks 32 Xinjiang officials engaged in organizing Mecca pilgrimage

China has begun investigating a significant aspect of the lives of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, which concerns the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
 Times of India1 week ago
World Bulletin

China arrests 10 Turks for helping Uighur Muslims to flee

World Bulletin/News Desk Police in Shanghai have arrested 10 Turkish nationals suspected of supplying fake passports to ethnic Uighurs from China's far-western region of Xinjiang (East Turkestan) who were described as terror suspects by state ...
 World Bulletin1 week ago State paper: Police arrest Turks smuggling Uighurs to Syria  Macau Daily Times1 week ago 19 arrested for human smuggling in Xinjiang  China Post1 week ago Report: China Arrests Turks, Uighurs in Exit Scheme  Naharnet1 week ago
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BBC

China breaks passport plot

BEIJING (BBC): China arrested nine Muslim Uighurs and 10 Turkish nationals in November over a fake passport plot, state media report. The Global Times said the Turks gave illegal passports to the Uighurs, who attempted to leave China. Some of the ...
 Frontier Post1 week ago China 'breaks Turkish passport plot'  BBC1 week ago Turks Held in Plot to Help Uyghurs Leave China  China Digital Times1 week ago

Full-face Islamic veil banned in China's Uighur region

22:21 Reuters / Osman Orsal The capital of China's western Xinjiang region home to its Uighur Muslim minority has banned the wearing of veiled Islamic robes in public amid pressure from Beijing to crack down on religious extremism, the ...
 Russia Today1 month ago WorldViews: Map: The places where Islamic face veils are banned  Capital Bay1 week ago Map: The places where Islamic face veils are banned  Washington Post1 week ago
The Nation Pakistan

China investigates 32 for graft linked to Xinjiang Muslim pilgrims

Xinjiang is home to Muslim Uighur people. Hundreds of people have been killed there in violence between Uighurs and ethnic majority Han Chinese. BEIJING: China is investigating 32 officials from the western region of Xinjiang for graft linked to pilgrimages ...
 Economic Times1 week ago China probes 32 for graft linked to Xinjiang  The Nation Pakistan1 week ago
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Malay Mail

China denies seeking retaliation against family of Uighur journalist

Armed Chinese police patrol the streets of the Muslim Uighur quarter in Urumqi on June 29, 2013 after a series of recent terrorist attacks hit the Xinjiang region. —AFP pic BEIJING, Jan 9 — Beijing today denied seeking to retaliate against ...
 Malay Mail2 weeks ago China denies retaliation against Uighur journalist's family  Yahoo! Maktoob News2 weeks ago AFP - China-Xinjiang-journalism-politics-US  Namibia Press Agency2 weeks ago Targeting family, China pressures US-based Uighur journalist  Miami Herald2 weeks ago
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Times of India

Ban on wearing burqa in public

BEIJING: Authorities in the capital of the mainly Muslim Uighur homeland of Xinjiang voted to ban the wearing of burqas in public, media said today, as China confronts unrest with tough measures that critics have labelled discriminatory. Hundreds have died in ...
 Himalayan times1 month ago China's Xinjiang to ban burqas in public  Times of India1 month ago Capital of China's Xinjiang to ban burqas in public: Report  One India1 month ago

Xinjiang Arrests Nearly Doubled in 2014

Prosecutors in the far-western area, home to China's 10-million-strong Turkic-speaking and mostly Muslim Uighurs, approved the arrest of 27,164 criminal suspects in 2014, up more than 95 per cent on the previous year, the China Daily newspaper said.
 China Digital Times2 days ago
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