Dilxat Raxit, a spokesman for the human rights group, the World Uyghur Congress said people in several regions had been notified that all Uyghur people
must hand over all religious items related to Islam - including copies of the Qur'an and prayer mats.
The shrines, known as mazars were built by the Uyghur people
to commemorate Sufi saints, and many have been maintained continuously for several centuries.
On an expedition to the state of Xinxiang, in the forest regions around Kashgar to photograph remote villages of the Uyghur people
, this traveler found bagels are not only a daily staple, but a long time favorite food.
Any form of dissent and demand by the Uyghur people
was perceived as a security issue and security forces started to play a major role in the handling of the ethnic conflict file.
Beijing does not want the world to know of its horrendous crimes and abuses of human rights against the persecuted Uyghur people
- how they have been made a third class citizen inside China and a minority in their own ancestral land of East Turkestan.
Even if the parties discuss the status of the Uyghur people
in bilateral meetings, Erdoy-an's actual goal is to visit G20 countries before the G20 summit in Turkey in the fall.
WASHINGTON, March 14 (KUNA) -- The US welcomed Friday the rescue of 200 Uyghur people
who were saved by Thai police from a human trafficking camp in southern Thailand.
Chapter two briefly introduces the Xinjiang region and Uyghur people
and describes the author's fieldwork and methodology.
Chinese authorities may be exploiting a security hole in Microsoft Office for Mac to target the Uyghur people
, an ethnic group of people who live in parts of Asia and are seeking independence from Chinese rule,according to Kaspersky and AlienVault Labs.
Previously, such meetings had been held in Germany and the United States, and this one, which stressed the importance of protecting human rights and preserving the traditions, culture and language of the Uyghur people
, received no official sanction or endorsement from the Japanese government.
Nevertheless, the Uyghur diaspora movement, not unexpectedly, fiercely criticizes the policy as a systematic effort to forcibly assimilate Uyghur people
, pointing out the official conflicting policies that the Chinese government, on the one hand, supports the movement of huge numbers of Han migrants to Xinjiang, and on the other forced the Uyghurs, especially women, regarded as the bastion of a strong and distinct Uyghur culture, to work in factories in east China.
The children in these camps are reported to have been brought from the Turkic ethnic group of Uyghur people
who have fled China and settled in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan.