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Uighurs of Shanghai

Uighurs of Shanghai

Shanghai, China By The traditional home of China's Muslim Uighur community is the far western state of Xinjiang, a region that has been plagued by violence in recent years. The government blames a series of attacks on Islamist militants and Uighur ... Reuters, 1 day ago
Ramadan fasting ban in China draws criticism Catholic World Report, 6 days ago
International Business Times UK

East Turkestan: Chinese Uighurs Defy Ramadan Ban

Chinese authorities have imposed restrictions on Uighur Muslims during the month of Ramadan, banning government employees and school children from fasting, in what rights groups say has become an annual attempt at systematically erasing the region's ...
 United Nations and Peoples Organisation5 days ago Ramadan 2014: China Force Feeds Muslim Students to Break Fast During Holy Month  International Business Times UK1 week ago China forcing Uighur Muslims observe Ramadan ban  World Bulletin2 weeks ago China Bars Officials and Students in Xinjiang From Fasting for Ramadan  Lignet1 week ago
IslamOnline NET

Expel Threatens Uighur Fasting Students

URUMQI Uighur Muslim students in a Kashgar prefecture college are facing the threat of being expelled if they observed the fasting month of Ramadan as officials in Xinjiang pushed for a larger ban on the fasting of the holy month. Our college ...
 IslamOnline NET2 weeks ago China sentences 32 Uighurs in Xinjiang for videos  World Bulletin1 week ago Xinjiang police seize matchboxes in security crackdown during Ramadan  Taipei Times Online1 week ago China's Uighurs face new Ramadan restrictions  India New England2 weeks ago

Detained Muslim Uighur scholar starved, kept in chains

AN OUTSPOKEN minority Uighur scholar went on a hunger strike in a Chinese jail and later was denied food, his lawyer said yesterday in the first news of the activist whose detention more than five months ago drew criticism from US and European ...
 Brunei Times3 weeks ago Jailed Uighur academic 'denied food'  BBC3 weeks ago Detained academic denied food: lawyer  Radio Television Hong Kong3 weeks ago China Uighur Scholar Denied Food in Detention: Lawyer  NDTV3 weeks ago
US News & World Report

Ramadan Brings Religious Restrictions for Muslim Uighurs in China

With the onset of Ramadan, government authorities in the restive western Chinese province of Xinjiang are once again trampling on the rights of their Muslim Uighur population to practice Islam. Hoping to stem a rise in violence in this region of ...
 US News & World Report2 weeks ago

Security Tight in China's Urumqi after Market Attack

Security was tight Saturday in Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang, two days after the volatile Muslim Uighur homeland suffered its bloodiest attack in years, leaving 43 people dead, including four assailants. Armed paramilitary police were on patrol at ...
 NDTV2 months ago Attacked China Market Under tight Security as Shoppers Return  NDTV2 months ago

Military Drill Staged as China Market Attack Toll Rises

China staged a huge show of force in the Muslim Uighur homeland of Xinjiang Friday and vowed a one-year campaign against "terrorist violence" as the death toll from a bloody market attack rose to 39. At least 1,000 personnel in military and police vehicles ...
 NDTV2 months ago

Behind Xinjiang attack, glimpse into China’s growing terror problem

Xinjiang, a mineral-rich desert "autonomous region", has seen a history of ethnic tensions between the native Uighur Muslims and majority Han Chinese migrants. Thursdays bomb blast targeting a market in Chinas western Muslim-majority Xinjiang region, which ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Blast in Capital of China's Restive Xinjiang: Xinhua

An explosion on Thursday hit Urumqi, capital of the restive Chinese region of Xinjiang which is home to mostly Muslim Uighurs, the official Xinhua news agency reported. An unknown number of people were injured in the blast, which occurred near a park in the ...
 NDTV2 months ago Blast at train station in China’s Urumqi  Asian Age2 months ago
Himalayan times

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China detains 232 BEIJING: Police in China’s Xinjiang region, home to mainly Muslim Uighurs, have arrested more than 200 people over six weeks for ‘dissemination of violent or terrorist videos’, state media said on Monday, amid a wave of ...
 Himalayan times2 months ago More than 200 held in China terror video crackdown  Hindustan Times2 months ago
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