7 percent of the Uighur
Muslim population in China's Xinjiang Province have reportedly been cajoled and coerced into donating blood to a government-run organ bank.
Bordering such Muslim countries as Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan, Xinjiang is a Muslim-majority province in Western China and is home to over a 10 million-strong ethnic Uighur
Amnesty International, "People's Republic of China: China's Anti-Terrorism Legislation and Repression in the Xingjian Uighur
Autonomous Region," (March 2002), retrieved February 24, 2016 from http:// bit.
Abhidharmakosabhasya: Preserved at the Museum of Ethnography in Stockholm
BANGKOK: Thai authorities on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for a 12th suspect in connection with last month's bombing at a Bangkok landmark that killed 20 people, identifying him as a 27-year-old ethnic Uighur
are related to Turks, and Turkey is home to a large Uighur
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Oral and written announcements are made in three different languages in domestic flights to Urumqi in China: Chinese, English and Uighur
Beijing -- China on Monday issued travel advice to its citizens travelling to Turkey after it said several tourists were attacked in protests over the Chinese government's treatment of ethnic Uighur
China's ruling Communist party is officially atheist and for years has restricted Muslim practices in Xinjiang, home to the Muslim Uighur
(pronounced wee-ger) minority.
Fleeing with their religion from Chinese restrictions, a growing number of Uighur
Muslims are leaving Xinjiang to find a warmer reception in Muslim majority Kazakhstan.
NNA - Seven students of a prominent scholar from China's Uighur
minority have been tried in secret for separatism, a lawyer said Wednesday, after their professor lost an appeal against a life sentence for the same offence.
BISHKEK -- The annual congress of the International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists and Novelists)a global group of writers including Nobel laureateshas condemned Beijing for human rights abuses and for banning the languages and literatures of the Tibetans and China's Uighur