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China Uighur’s: One million Muslim held in Education Camps

A UN human rights committee has heard there are credible reports that China is holding a million Uighur’s in “counter-extremism centres”. By – bbc.co.uk Gay McDougall, a member of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, raised the claims at a two-day UN meeting on China. She said she was concerned by reports that Beijing had “turned the Uighur autonomous region ...

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Islam – “Education Camps” and Terrorism in China

Recently, after months of operation, news of China’s internment camps for Chinese Muslims finally received media attention. It is well known that China is no bastion of religious freedom, but the extent of their religious persecution is often discussed far less than the subject merits. Whether it is the demolition of Christian churches or restrictions on where Muslims are able to lawfully travel, it seems that the ...

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Up to 5,000 Chinese Uighurs fighting In Syria in militant groups

p to 5,000 ethnic Uighurs from China’s violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang are fighting in various militant groups in Syria, the Syrian ambassador to China said on Monday, adding that Beijing should be extremely concerned about it. Via:  Ben Blanchard                         China is worried that Uighurs, a mostly Muslim ...

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The Chinese Approach to Radical Islam

There are roughly 22 million Muslims living in China today. The dominant Muslim minority group is the Uyghurs, a Sunni population who speak a Turkish dialect and live in the northwestern province of Xinjiang, home to 10 million Chinese Muslims. Via: jcpa.org Unlike other Muslim groups, Uyghurs have demanded their independence and have sought to establish a separate political and religious ...

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Christians’ horror as churchgoers beaten and jailed for putting crucifix by home in China

TWENTY Christians have been beaten and jailed for hanging a cross outside their home in China. Public security officials stormed the property in central Hanan province after a crucifix was seen outside. An eyewitness, described the scene in Nanle as “miserable” as officials beat the Christian homeowner before turning on other Christians coming out of the property. Zhang Mingxuan, a ...

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