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Uyghur Muslim Women Say They Were 'Sterilized' in Chinese Camps - About Islam

Uyghur Muslim Women Say They Were 'Sterilized' in Chinese Camps

Uyghur survivors of China’s “re-education camps” have accused the communist country of forcibly sterilizing Muslim women, New York Post reported. “We had to stick our arms out through a small opening in the door,” Gulbahar Jalilova, a 54-year-old former detainee, who was held for more than a year, told France 24. “We soon realized that …

China Forces Shops to Remove Arabic, Halal Signs - About Islam

China Forces Shops to Remove Arabic, Halal Signs

Government authorities in Beijing have ordered shops and halal restaurants to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, Reuters reported. “They said this is foreign culture and you should use more Chinese culture,” said the manager of a Beijing noodle shop, who, like all restaurant owners and employees who spoke to …

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22 Countries Condemn China's Treatment of Uyghur Muslims

In an unprecedented rebuke to Beijing, UN ambassadors from 22 states have joined together in a rare show of unity to write a letter calling on China to allow freedom of movement for Muslim minority and halt its mass detention of the Uyghur ethnic minority, CNN reported Thursday. The letter to the United Nations High …

Over 130 US Imams Sign Solidarity Statement for Uyghur Muslims - About Islam

Over 130 US Imams Sign Solidarity Statement for Uyghur Muslims

WASHINGTON, DC — A galaxy of more than 130 American Muslim leaders have signed an official statement to condemn the persecution of around three million Uyghur Muslims at the hands of Chinese authorities in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Muslim Matters reported. The leaders called on the Chinese authorities to free Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities …

Chinese Officials Force Uyghur Muslims to Eat Pork, Drink Alcohol - About Islam

Chinese Officials Force Uyghur Muslims to Eat Pork, Drink Alcohol

XINJIANG – Chinese authorities in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have forced Muslim residents of the Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture to drink alcohol and eat pork during the Lunar New Year holiday, Radio Free Asia reported. “Kazakh people in Xinjiang have never [eaten pork],” ethnic Kazakh resident of Altay’s Qinggil (in Chinese, Qinghe) county told RFA. …

Miracle of Life at Altitudes Found in Marmot Genome - About Islam

Miracle of Life at Altitudes Found in Marmot Genome

XI’AN – Surviving at a harsh 5,000meter-altitude is almost impossible for the majority of living organisms, but not for Himalayan marmots. This encouraged biologists from Xi’an Jiaotong University in China to sequence the first complete Himalayan marmot genome, to help them better explain how the marmots live in such extremes, Science Daily reported on December …

Miles from Home, Muslim Uygur Kids Taught 'Forbidden Language' - About Islam

Miles from Home, Muslim Uygur Kids Taught 'Forbidden Language'

ISTANBUL – Thousands of miles away from his home, young Shkur Abliz has finally found an opportunity to learn the Uygur language and Qur’an at Tangnuri language center in Istanbul, which were both forbidden in Xinjiang. “We also learn Uygur customs and traditions: respecting the elders, the Islamic holidays and how to salute,” said Shkur, …

US Muslims March to Support Uyghurs - About Islam

US Muslims March to Support Uyghurs

WASHINGTON, DC – Hundreds of protesters marched on Tuesday, November 13, to support Uyghurs Muslims against the Chinese government, amid reports accusing the communist state of imprisoning and torturing thousands of Muslims in detention camps. “To those who have your relatives that are still over there, just know that your brothers and sisters here also …

US Muslim Scholar Denounces China Muslim Detention Camps - About Islam

US Muslim Scholar Denounces China Muslim Detention Camps

BEIJING – A leading American Muslim scholar has denounced China’s discrimination against Uighur Muslims, amid reports that the communist state is heightening the level of torture and persecution againstUighurs for their faith. “3 million innocent Muslims are in concentration camps in China. Let that sink in. And now we have reports of this. WE CANNOT …



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