(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.
The Disappeared: Relatives of Vanished Uyghurs Tell Their Sad Stories
August 30 was the International Day of the Disappeared. Bitter Winter interviewed exiled Uyghurs who are in the vain search of their loved ones.
Smart Locks—CCP’s New Tool to Control Population
Installed on the pretext of “ensuring safety” and “preventing the coronavirus spread,” these high-tech locks subject people to heightened surveillance.
Shouters Sentenced to Jail Penalties in Anhui
Six members of the movement received jail terms up to five years in Ma’anshan City.
Branded: A Woman’s 28-Year-Long Religious Persecution in China
A new film tells the story of a devotee who joined The Church of Almighty God at its beginnings. She was hunted, detained, and tortured ever since.