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...

Nat. ambassadors demand China's accountability for human rights abuses in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fifteen ambassadors to China have sent a letter of concern with a petition to the Chinese Communist party in Xinjiang, in response to international outcry over the brutal ...

Xinjiang and the ‘Chinese Dream’

CANBERRA (East Asia Forum) -- Since ethnic riots broke out in Urumqi in 2009, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has steadily turned Xinjiang into a provincial police state. Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other ...

China says it won't be pushed around by US on trade

NITED NATIONS (AP) — China warned Friday that its critical relationship with the United States could break "like a glass," and used the most global of stages to warn the Trump administ...

U.S. mulls sanctions against China over Uighur camps: New York Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States might soon slap sanctions on Chinese officials and companies over the massive internment campaign against its Muslim Uighur minority in Xinjiang, reports...

Satellite photos show China working in overdrive expanding internment camp for Uighurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Satellite images were posted in a Wall Street Journal article on Aug. 17 of before and after satellite images showing an internment camp in Xinjiang holding ethnic Uighurs dram...