According to the Washington Post: The Turkish government has called on China to close its indoctrination centers holding ethnic Uighurs, marking a rare instance of a major Muslim country joining a mounting international chorus condemning the detention of up to 1 million Muslims in the far western region of Xinjiang.
Al-Waqiyah TV Illumination Program: “The rulers of the Muslims are complicit with China against the Uighur Muslims!” Weekly Political Comment by Dr. Osman Bakhach (Abu Ubaida) Director of the Central Media Office of Hizb ut Tahrir Thursday, 25 Jumada Al-Awwal 1440 AH corresponding to 31 January 2019 CE
As reported by Reuters, Southeast Asian countries should be cautious in negotiating with China on its flagship Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to avoid being trapped in unsustainable debt, 70 percent of respondents said in a policy survey released on 6th January. The survey by the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, affiliated with the Singapore government, polled […]
China’s relentless campaign to erase the identity of the Uighurs continues, as the world remains silent. (Aljazeera.com 29 November 2018)
Uninvited, more than one million Han Chinese people have reportedly moved into the homes of Uighur Muslim families to report on whether they display Islamic or unpatriotic beliefs. Sent to homes in Xinjiang province by the Chinese government… tasked with watching for signs that their hosts’ attachment to Islam might be “extreme”. The informants, who describe themselves as “relatives” of the […]
On the 13th of September Tanner Greer published an article in the Foreign Policy documenting the severe treatment of the Uighur Muslim in China. He describes a vast system of surveillance and terror built to control the 12 million Uighur and Kazakh citizens of China’s westernmost region. He lists some of 48 ways that qualify […]
Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was reported to say that the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) are conducting a thorough investigation over 11 Uighur Muslims currently detained in this country, and will give due consideration to the request made by the Chinese government to extradite them. Zahid, who is also the Home […]
The despotic Chinese regime announced that on the 1st November it will be implementing new education rules in the Muslim majority province of Xinjiang that will punish parents who encourage their children into religious activities. The atheism-based government is calling people to report their neighbors, friends and relatives to the police if they, “organize, lure […]
The Independent Newspaper mentioned that China has once again banned fasting in Ramadan in the Xinjiang province and mentioned that all of the Muslims in the province, who are known as the Uighur minority, were demanded not to fast during the blessed month. News has been reported about an intensification of the Chinese authorities, who […]
Last week, The Guardian, New York Times, and other media outlets reported that Chinese authorities in the Muslim-dominated Xinjiang Province will be offering cash incentives to promote inter-ethnic and inter-religious marriages. The cash reward will be offered to married couples in which one member is an ethnic minority and the other Han Chinese, and has been described by many as a further drive to assimilate Uighur Muslims into the dominant Chinese culture and away from their Islamic beliefs. The “big celebratory gift package” as it has been termed by Chinese officials includes annual cash payments of 10,000 Yuan (£980) for these inter-ethnic couples during the first 5 years of their marriage as well as privileged access to housing, healthcare, and education for their children. At a high-level forum on Xinjiang in May this year, China’s President, Xi Jinping called for new policies to better assimilate Uighur Muslims into mainstream Chinese society and culture. Chinese policy makers have even coined new terminology in relation to this strategy – “ethnic blending” or “fusion”. This process of social engineering through marriage is one offshoot of this scheme.
35 Uighur Muslims who were kept waiting for 18 days in transit at Istanbul Ataturk Airport since fleeing to Turkey from China on March 25 were finally given permission to enter the country on 12th April. The group, which included pregnant women and children, had arrived in Turkey in an attempt to escape persecution in their homeland of East Turkestan (Xinjiang), China. One child had been rushed to hospital during the lengthy wait. The group was not legally entitled to enter Turkey, due to missing documents.
Radio Free Asia reported on 15th March that Thailand Police rescued more than 200 suspected Muslim Uighurs from a human smuggling camp in southern Thailand – in the latest crackdown on a burgeoning trafficking network in Southeast Asia. Amongst those rescued were 60 women, including a pregnant woman and at least 100 children, most of them toddlers or still breastfeeding. In a possibly related incident, Malaysian police arrested 62 Uighurs who had illegally crossed the porous border between Thailand and Malaysia on Thursday 13th March, the New Straits Times Newspaper reported. Malaysia, a Muslim-majority nation with a chronic shortage of labor, is often the ultimate destination for growing numbers of Asian migrants and asylum-seekers who are falling prey to human trafficking rings.