China Detains 12-Year-Old Uyghur Boy on Return to Xinjiang From Egypt

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 23:21 -- Kanat
Authorities in China’s northwest Xinjiang region forced a 12-year-old ethnic Uyghur boy to undergo political reeducation and have detained him since arresting his parents, who returned home from Egypt to “register” themselves with the government nearly five months ago, according to official sources.

Muslims in China Are Now Under a ‘Police State’

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:44 -- Kanat
Members of the traditionally Muslim group have expressed that they have since been living under constant discrimination.
James Leibold, an expert on Chinese security at Australia’s La Trobe University, told the AFP that China is “essentially creating a police state of unprecedented scale.”
The Chinese government has been blaming Islamist militants and separatists for the violence and turmoil that have been ravaging the region for years.


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