(回族). Recognized by the CCP and the government as an “ethnic” minority, they are in fact a religious group, which includes those Muslims who are ethnically Han Chinese and speak various forms of the Chinese language, unlike the Uyghurs and the Ethnic Kazakhs, who are also Muslim Chinese citizens but are not ethnically Chinese and speak languages other than Chinese. There are between eight and ten million Hui, distributed all over China, although prevalently in the northwestern part of the country. Hailed for decades by the CCP as the “good” Chinese Muslims, opposed to the “bad” Uyghurs, they have also been victims of the recent crackdown on religion and started organizing manifestations of protest.
U.S. Supreme Court Cancels California Donor-Disclosure Rules
As the Supreme Court itself stated in its majority opinion, the decision also protects controversial religious organizations.
The Story of Two Falun Gong Shopkeepers
Liang Shunjing and Deng Xiufen, husband and wife, had a successful electrical appliance store. They lost it, and are now serving a ten-year jail sentence.
FECRIS Denounced at the United Nations’ Human Rights Council
CAP-LC filed a written statement detailing the defamation cases FECRIS and its affiliated organizations lost, and asking France to stop supporting them.
Amish May Refuse Septic Tanks for Religious Reasons: US Supreme Court
Freedom of religion exemption apply to a refusal to comply with state sewage laws based on a refusal of modern technology.