Two schools offering classes to learn Arabic and study the Quran were closed last year, amid the CCP’s accelerating campaign to eradicate Muslim culture and faith.
The CCP implements its plan to “sinicize” Muslims outside Xinjiang by discarding Islamic symbols, rectifying Arabic-style architecture, and indoctrinating people.
The wife of a Hui Muslim held in one of the internment camps details how the Chinese government silences inmates to hide the truth about its persecutions.
Spared demolition in 2018, the mosque was ordered to be “renovated” and had all its Islamic symbols removed. It now looks like a traditional Chinese building.
The CCP is stepping up efforts to exert more control over Hui Muslims across the country, suppressing their faith and eliminating traditional culture.
New reports about the destruction of Islamic architecture and purge of religious symbols from China’s capital Beijing and the northeastern province of Jilin.
When almost all men from a village in northern Xinjiang were locked up in internment camps, their wives were left alone to run households.
Places of worship across China have Islamic and Christian symbols removed on orders from local officials. Businesses with religious signboards are also “rectified.”
Bitter Winter visited two residential communities in Shihezi city that bear traces of the CCP’s brutal suppression of ethnic Huis.