(RNS) — While leaders of Muslim-majority nations have largely been silent on the Uighur persecution, the Fast From China campaign has caught on with U.S. Muslims.
(RNS) – The letter called for the release of detainees from the internment camps and for U.S. consumers to boycott imports produced by detainees’ forced labor.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (RNS) — With Indonesia just months away from national elections, many believe recent rallies were focused more on domestic politics than on genuine support for the Uighurs.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The world at large needs to organize itself to address a crackdown on Muslim minorities whose heroic fight against repression we have so far comfortably ignored.
LONDON (RNS) — The plight of persecuted Christians is a cause that has become dear to the heir to the British throne.
BEIJING (AP) — Kazakh national Omir Bekali was asked to travel to Washington in September by the chairs of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
BEIJING (AP) — The ruling Communist Party's resistance to Western pressure over the camps highlights China's growing confidence under President Xi Jinping, the country's most powerful leader in decades.
(RNS) — Religious freedom isn’t just for your own faith. It’s for people of all faiths or it isn’t religious freedom at all.
(AP) A Han Chinese salesman is imprisoned for social media posts criticizing policies toward Uighurs. Now, his wife and son fled to the U.S. this month, seeking asylum.
KORLA, China (AP) — Thousands — possibly tens of thousands — are thought to have been spirited without trial into secretive detention camps for alleged political crimes that range from having extremist thoughts to merely traveling or studying abroad, an AP investigative report found.
(RNS) American Christians who voted in a president who fails to do the minimum to secure religious freedom abroad have some serious soul-searching to do before their sisters and brothers around the world.
Hobby Lobby ruling prompts calls for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to be scrapped. Mosul’s Christians are ordered to convert to Islam or face death. And Zimbabwe might ban circumcision because foreskins could be used in witchcraft, obviously.