Students and teachers were investigated and punished for possession of Islamic or Christian texts, or if they failed to report the religious beliefs of their family members.
Islam in China
News on Muslims Persecuted and Arrested in China.
A massive campaign against Islam continues in Xinjiang. Mosques built with years of efforts by local Muslims demolished, both imams and protesters arrested.
Since spring 2017, Chinese authorities have increased their suppression efforts against Islam, demolishing innumerable mosques and sending Muslims to re-education camps.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 30, 2018 Chinese Muslims in Xinjiang Province have been suffering intense persecution with huge numbers of persons detained and locked up in the so-called re-education camps under the pretext of fight against terrorism. Chinese Communist Party authorities are forcing them to undergo intense indoctrination as part of Xi […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 23, 2018 For five days in November 2017, in the village of Xiahuanggong, Xinjiang Province, armed policemen in helmets and carrying shields went from home to home forcing the inhabitants to hand over all items with Muslim symbols. Accompanied by the village’s auxiliary forces and citing government regulations, […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 19, 2018 Muslims in China have suffered devastating blows since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has intensified its onslaught on religious liberties: believers are incarcerated and mosques destroyed.
Source: ChinaAid Date: June 5, 2018 ChinaAid reports on the atrocities in the so-called “political training center” for ethnic minorities in China’s northwest Xinjiang. A Kazakh Muslim prisoner, just released after a year in one of such centers, describes the horrors of daily life there risking his life since he had to sign a non-disclosure document.
Source: Islamic Association of China Date: June 4, 2018 The website of the Islamic Association of China reported about the 5th Joint Meeting of the National Religious Groups, held in Beijing on May 31. The theme of the meeting was, “studying the Amendments to the Constitution, promoting the spirit of the Constitution, strengthening the awareness of the Constitution, […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 3, 2018 A college in the city of Xinxiang, Henan replaced the menu and the signboard of its canteen for minority ethnic students deleting the words in Arabic and leaving only Chinese characters. This is one more example of the Chinese government’s attempts to “sinicize” religions.