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Australia condemns China over fake war crime tweet

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday said a fake image that was tweeted by a high-ranking Chinese official was "truly repugnant." Morrison called a media briefing specifically...

Pope acknowledges Uyghurs in China as 'persecuted people' for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a new book to be released next month, Pope Francis acknowledges Uyghur Muslims in China's Xinjiang region as "persecuted people" for the first time. In...

Opinion: Erdogan and Khan are hypocritical about Macron's France

It feels strange to hear Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan talk about secular values and lecture French President Emmanuel Macron on racism. There has bee...

Ted Cruz sarcastically responds to Chinese sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shortly after China announced sanctions against U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and several of his colleagues on Monday (July 13), the Texan politician sarcastically responded that ...

China sends 500,000 Uyghur children to 'detention camps'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Times reported on Saturday (Dec. 28) that nearly 500,000 Uyghur children in Xinjiang had been spirited to state-run facilities after being taken from their fa...

China's Uighur detention camps 'stain of the century': US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a conference for religious freedom in Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out at China yesterday (July 18) over the human rights abuses it is committ...

China employing ‘soft’ measures to eliminate mosques

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — State oppression is surging in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region, while religious monuments and sanctuaries are being demolished elsewhere in the country. The Chine...

Chinese ambassador denies Xinjiang Muslims banned from fasting during Ramadan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rumors that China has banned Muslims from northwest China’s Xinjiang Province from fasting during Ramadan were denied in a tweet from the Chinese ambassador to Pakis...

HRW urges New Zealand's Ardern to discuss Muslims in China

BEIJING (AP) — A rights group is urging New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to raise concerns about reported Chinese government abuses of Muslims during her visit to Beijing. A...

Taiwan, U.S. express online support for Muslims in Xinjiang

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Wednesday reposted a tweet posted by Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) expressing concern over China's repression of Uighur Muslims in China...

Kazakh activist campaigning against Chinese camps arrested

BEIJING (AP) — A prominent activist campaigning for the release of ethnic Kazakhs caught in a sweeping crackdown on Muslims in China has been arrested in the Kazakh city of Almaty. L...

What does China want to achieve by 'modifying' Islam?

On Sunday, Chinese authorities announced their plan to Sinicize Islam through a five-year plan. According to a report published in the state-run Global Times newspaper, on January 4, representatives o...

Poet fears for his people as China 'Sinicizes' religion

JINAN, China (AP) — Cui Haoxin is too young to remember the days of his people's oppression under Mao Zedong. The 39-year-old poet was born after the Cultural Revolution of 1966-76, ...

China may be planning Xinjiang-style concentration camps in Ningxia: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to recent reports out of China, Xinjiang-style internment camps, which are designed to wipe out local ethnic customs and religious beliefs among the local minori...

China urges 'extremists' in Xinjiang to surrender with new 18-point crime list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conditions for Uighur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region continue to deteriorate as small factions of Communist Party surveillance and security forces ste...