Category archives: Muslims

The Tibetan spiritual leader criticised Chinese leaders for not appreciating unique cultures in Tibet and Xinjiang.Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has criticised the leaders of China saying they “don’t understand the variety of different cultures”, while at the same time reaffirming his support for their Communist and Marxist ideals. Taking part in an online news conference anchored in Tokyo on Wednesday, the 86-year-old Dalai Lama said the more narrow-minded Chinese Communist leaders did not appreciate the unique culture in Tibet and Xinjiang. The problem stemmed from “too much control by Han people,” the largest ethnic group in China. “I

Latest report says Beijing committing ‘multiple crimes against humanity’ against Uighur community.The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has released a report detailing evidence of increasing government repression against Uighur Muslims in China’s western Xinjiang region. The report released on Tuesday “expresses the Museum’s grave concern that the Chinese government may be committing genocide” against the Uighurs, the organisation’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide said in a statement. The abuses detailed in the report, the most recent in a years-long deluge of condemnations of Beijing’s policies towards Uighurs, include allegations of forced sterilisation, sexual violence, enslavement, torture and forcible

British lawmakers from across the political spectrum call on PM for a partial Winter Olympics boycott and cotton trade ban.A group of influential British lawmakers have urged the government to take tougher action against China over its treatment of minority groups, including a partial Winter Olympics boycott and cotton trade ban. In a report following a months-long inquiry, Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday recommended exploring the feasibility of an International Criminal Court probe into the alleged crimes against Uighur Muslims and others in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang. The cross-party committee, led by Conservative politician Tom Tugendhat, said