宗教迫害

Interview: ‘By Forcing my Father to Call me, They’re Trying to Warn me to be Quiet’

Jewlan Shirmemet, a Uyghur who has lived in Turkey’s largest city Istanbul since 2008, had stayed silent about politics until around six months ago, when he began to speak out as part of a campaign to free his mother, Suriye Tursun, from arbitrary detention back home in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)

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Gulshan Abbas, Sister of Uyghur Activist in Exile, Confirmed Detained After Missing for 21 Months

Gulshan Abbas, a Uyghur doctor from northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) who went missing after her Washington-based sister spoke out against Beijing’s policies in the region, has been confirmed detained nearly two years after her disappearance.

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Xinjiang Authorities Institute Mandarin-Only Instruction at Prominent Uyghur High School

Authorities have upended the curriculum at one of the most respected Uyghur high schools in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), replacing Uyghur language instruction with that of Mandarin Chinese, as part of what the Uyghur diaspora says is a campaign to eradicate their culture in the region.

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Ethnic Uzbek Whose Case Was Raised by UN Jailed 15 Years For Studies Abroad

An ethnic Uzbek who was detained in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) in 2018 and whose case was the subject of a recent United Nations inquiry was sentenced to 15 years in prison last month, according to official sources.

Aezimet Enver was detained in April 2018 after returning from Turkey the previous year, allegedly for having studied

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Tibetan Exile Leaders, World Lawmakers Call on China to Free Panchen Lama

Tibet’s India-based exile government and supporters in the United States called on Beijing on Monday to free Tibet’s second-best-known religious leader the Panchen Lama, who disappeared as a young boy into Chinese custody on 25 years ago on May 17 and is believed to be languishing under house arrest in an undisclosed location.

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厦门杏光家庭教会遭当局数百人强拆取缔

据美国民间宗教权益组织“对华援助协会”6月11日发布的消息,厦门杏光教会当天遭到公安及城管人员等数百人强拆。教会谴责当局,以黑社会手段打压教会。

当天上午9点左右,厦门公安、城管、消防队员及宗教局官员等上百人,在集美区杏林街道园博六里17号5楼破门而入,将桌椅等教会用品强行搬走,并设立封锁线

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维吾尔人忧心新疆清真寺遭系统化破坏

位于中国新疆喀什的艾提卡尔清真寺,是新疆最大的清真寺,“艾提卡尔”意思是“节日的礼拜场所”。全寺总面积16800平方米,建筑风格具有浓郁的维吾尔民族特色,在被新疆当局移除伊斯兰图案标记后,有人称之为虚有其表。此外,美国当局近期制裁了新疆发制品公司。本期节目中,我们就一起来进一步了解事情的始末。

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在美国的维吾尔人说,中国在强迫采访中利用他们被拘留的家人

中国政府媒体在一系列单独的视频中显示,在美国的维吾尔人的那些在新疆的家人据称谴责他们被拘留是宣传,但是这些美国维吾尔社区成员对此表示怀疑。

这些维吾尔人说,他们的家人在消失多年后,现在正通过中国的社交媒体平台与他们接触,劝阻他们公开反对新疆地区的镇压行动。

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Tibetan Man Dies After Years of Ill Health Following Torture in Prison

A former Tibetan political prisoner has died after suffering years of poor health following his release from a prison term served for challenging Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, Tibetan sources say.

Tsering Bakdro, 51, died on April 26 at his home in Maldro Gongkar (in Chinese, Mozhugongka)

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Tibetan Political Prisoner Dies at Home After Being Refused Medical Help

A former Tibetan political prisoner died at his home in China’s Sichuan province on Thursday after authorities repeatedly denied his requests to seek medical treatment for failing health resulting from harsh treatment in prison, Tibetan sources said.

Choekyi, who was also a monk, had served a four-year term

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‘What Are They Trying To Hide?’ Uyghurs Ask of China’s Media Curbs in Xinjiang

China’s tightening curbs on media and speech freedoms compound the hardships of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), where authorities stop at nothing to prevent reporting on the close to two million people who have disappeared into internment camps

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西藏人权团体要求公平复审藏人森卓

西藏人权团体要求中国政府允许对被判刑的西藏社区领袖森卓进行公平的复审,纠正以前的判决错误。

国际西藏网络(International Tibet Network)等西藏人权团体23日提出以上呼吁和要求。他们介绍说,森卓(A-Nya Sengdra)是西藏牧民和社区领袖

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