Uighur

Beijing warns citizens of anti-China protests

Beijing has warned its citizens travelling in Turkey to be careful of anti-China protests, saying some tourists have recently been “attacked and disturbed”. The notice, posted on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website on Sunday, said there had been “multiple” demonstrations in Turkey targeting the Chinese government. Relations between Turkey[…]

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China vows ‘modern civilisation’ for Xinjiang

China’s military has vowed to bring “modern civilisation” to the country’s largely Muslim Uighur Xinjiang region, where separatists have been working towards establishing an independent state. The region’s military commander and his aide wrote in an influential journal on Tuesday that the army must help develop the economy of the[…]

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Fasting through persecution and siege

Muslims around the world are observing Ramadaan, and some are fasting under appalling circumstances. The Media Review Network’s Suraya Dadoo looks at some of the most disturbing places: CHINA: Until recently the population of Xinjiang, the largest of China’s administrative regions, was mostly Uighur. Most Uighurs are Muslim, and Islam[…]

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