Uyghur News

What does China want to achieve by ‘modifying’ Islam?

The Chinese government's plan to make Islam compatible with Chinese culture and society has attracted widespread criticism. But can Beijing achieve this goal in today's...

China defends Xinjiang camps as it takes reporters on tour

Officials allow media access to ‘re-education’ camps where Uighur minority is detained Islamic studies students attend a class at the Xinjiang Islamic Institute during a...

Xinjiang: Beijing’s chilling attempt to erase and replace Uyghur identity

By Ann Scott Tyson, Correspondent/ January 7, 2019 Hotan, Xinjiang, China The sky is pitch black in this town in China’s far western region of...

Keanu Reeves’ picture among tools in China’s crackdown on Uighur minority

By Hollie McKay A picture of "Matrix" actor Keanu Reeves (left) appeared to be featured in Chinese government posters (right) (Getty (left image)) An untold number...

China’s Gulag for Muslims

A protester at a rally in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in support of ethnic Uighur Muslims in China. Uighurs in China are being forced into “re-education”...

Crackdown In Xinjiang: China And The Islamic World’s Achilles Heel

A disagreement between major Indonesian religious leaders and the government on how to respond to China’s crackdown on Turkic Muslims raises questions about the Islamic...