All posts tagged: Uyghur

The Forced Sterilization of Uyghur Women in China’s Concentration Camps:Another Arm of the Regime’s Genocide Campaign Against the Muslims of East Turkestan

In recent weeks, mainstream media outlets, such as the UK’s The Independent Newspaper, have published reports from Uyghur women, formerly detained in China’s notorious concentration camps in East Turkestan, of Uyghur Muslim women being subjected to forced sterilization during detention. The detainees describe being regularly injected with unknown drugs, after which their menstrual periods stopped. […]

Arabic, Muslim Symbols Ordered taken down in China’s Capital

Authorities in the Chinese capital ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to “Sinicize” its Muslim population. Employees at 11 restaurants and shops in Beijing selling halal products said officials told them to remove images associated with Islam, […]

China Extends its Brutal Repression against Uyghur Muslim Women who wear the Islamic Dress

Chinese media reported that last week a group of Uyghur Muslim women wearing the Niqab were taken away by armed police in the Henan province of China which is 3000 km away from the Xinjiang province where the highest concentration of Muslims in the country live. These arrests follow the repressive Chinese government’s banning of […]