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Uyghur Cultural Identity Amid Han Chinese Dominance

The Uyghur people who live in Xinjiang are at a critical point as they try to deal with the problems that Han Chinese rule has caused. This is still going on, and few people know about it. This article talks about how Uyghur cultural identity is being erased on a large scale. It does this ...

Viena Abdon

#Save Uyghur.

The Truth Behind the Missing Uyghur Imams in China

By Philip Thomas With the ongoing situation in China where the religious minority group of Uyghur Muslims is being subject to a continuous stream of atrocities, several activist groups have been expressing concerns over their plight and living situation, especially of Imams. Close to 2 million people belonging to various Muslim minority groups, including Uyghurs, ...

Michael Segarty

A Uyghur praying.

Canadian Government Calls Uyghur Persecution ‘Genocide’

Canada’s Parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights recently issued a press release in which it condemned the Chinese government’s brutal Uyghur persecution in Xinjiang, calling it genocide. The subcommittee found that more than 2 million Uyghur and other Turkic ethnic people have been detained, including children as young as 13 years of age. Uyghur persecution ...

Nspirement Staff

The Canadian flag.

Chinese Regime Is ‘World’s Foremost Violator of Religious Freedom’

It’s “absolutely inexcusable” that China’s communist government has been allowed to “play by its own rules,” said a commissioner from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). “There is no question that China is the world’s foremost violator of human rights and religious freedom,” said USCIRF Commissioner Johnnie Moore in comments included in ...

Max Lu

Chinese police officers.

Leaked Document Exposes China’s Horrific Abuses of Uyghurs

Recently, an official document from China leaked online detailing the detention records of Xinjiang. It listed 311 Uyghurs from Karakax (Qaraqash) County who were sent to “re-education” camps, which are basically detention centers used by the state to brainwash inmates into accepting the supremacy of communist ideology over their culture and faith. The Karakax list ...

Max Lu

Three Uyghur children.

Chinese Government Now Forcing Uyghurs to Use Sinicized Furniture

In what seems like a bizarre demand, the Chinese regime is now asking the Uyghur Islamic community from Xinjiang to replace their traditional décor with “Sinicized” ones. According to some, this is being done to benefit entrepreneurs from the majority Han community. Sinicizing furniture “Authorities in the XUAR (Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) allocated more than ...

Max Lu

A Uyghur father and son sharing with a friend.

Kazakhstan Grants 2 Chinese Muslims Refugee Status

Two ethnically Kazakh Chinese, fearing persecution for their Muslim faith in their home province of Xinjiang, have been accepted as refugees in neighboring Kazakhstan, as reported by Bitter Winter.   Kaisha Akan, an ethnic Kazakh who fled China after she received information that she would soon be detained and possibly sent to a concentration camp, was ...

Max Lu

Kaster Musakhan.

Condemnation of the Uyghur Persecution and the 2022 Winter Olympics

Taking into account the Chinese regime’s brutal treatment of the Uyghur ethnic minority in Xinjiang, a resolution was passed by the European Parliament condemning the detention of thousands of ethnic Uyghurs and Kazakhs in political “re-education camps” based on predictive policing. Condemnation of the persecution of Xinjiang minorities “[Parliament] urges the Chinese Government to put an ...

Jack Roberts

The European Parliament.

Pompeo: ‘The CCP Demands It Alone Be Called God’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called out the Chinese Communist Party over its persecution of people in faith. Pompeo highlighted the communist regime’s treatment of Chinese people who adhere to a spiritual path during the June 21 release of the 2018 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom. “In China, the government’s intense persecution ...

Jack Roberts

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.