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China agrees to Xinjiang visit by UN rights chief in early 2022, says report

January 28, 2022 9:28 am

🔴 Beijing denies all allegations of abuse of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims and has described its policies as necessary to combat religious extremism.

Explained: What is the Chinese govt’s 'sinicization of religion' push?

December 09, 2021 9:34 am

Sinicization means transforming religious beliefs, faith, practice, rituals in accordance with Chinese culture and society.

Uighur detentions in China 'turbocharged' by technology

December 09, 2020 4:02 pm

Leaked police data showed thousands of Uighur people were arbitrarily selected for arrest via a computer program, a Human Rights Watch report has found.

China blames "ulterior motives" for criticism of its Xinjiang policies

August 14, 2018 11:25 am

In the crackdown, the government has banned religious education for young people in mosques, ordered that the call to prayer over loudspeakers be silenced in some places, and sought to stamp out what it sees as Arab elements in mosques.

China warns people to shun practise of Islam, stick to 'Marxist Atheism'

June 30, 2016 11:03 am

President Jinping’s warning is directed at the Uyghurs, who in recent times, have become very aggressive in their protests against the state.

After Uighur leader, no visa for two more Chinese dissidents

October 20, 2021 2:39 pm

The two activists were scheduled to attend an inter-faith conference this month in Dharamsala, the seat of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. Isa, too, had been invited to attend this event.

Lawyer: Uighur scholar in China gets life sentence

September 23, 2014 3:41 pm

In May, police said, 43 people died when Uighur militants plowed two vehicles through a market.

18 surrender to police for terror attack in China's Xinjiang

August 10, 2014 6:45 pm

The suspects have surrendered under tense pressure from the public.

China university says won’t let students graduate unless political views are approved

November 27, 2013 12:42 am

It is unclear if such a policy has been officially implemented throughout the region.

Police focus on Uighurs after Tiananmen car attack

October 30, 2013 12:40 am

The vehicle’s three occupants were killed along with two bystanders,including a Filipino woman.