In just one month, 13 of the 14 mosques in Bashisihu township of Wusu city in Xinjiang were demolished by authorities, and the one that remains is already entirely under the Chinese Communist Party’s control.
An Uyghur couple from Xinjiang under government-sanctioned persecution.
Schools and other state-owned buildings in Wusu city, Xinjiang, are being converted into “transformation through education” camps for Uyghur Muslims.
A family of four was arrested in the middle of the night and sent to a “transformation through education” camp in Manas County of Xinjiang.
Eyewitnesses reveal that a vocational training center has been turned into a “transformation through education” camp in Bole city, Xinjiang.
Elementary and middle school students in the region are being forced to abandon their religious belief.
Authorities in Shihezi, Xinjiang ordered the demolition of mosques and later rebuilt some of them as plain-looking bunkhouses without any identifying symbols.
Authorities closed down a Mosque in Ergong village in the city of Shihezi, Xinjiang, and sent local Muslims to a “transformation through education” camp in late April.
Bitter Winter interviews reveal cases of arrests and punishments for even minor associations with religions.