Islam and Muslims in China

Capital: Beijing
Population: 1.3 Billion
Muslims Percent: 2% (approx 24 Million)

Islam in China

Islam’s Invisible Frontier: The Muslims of Chinese-Occupied East Turkestan

1421: The Year a Chinese Muslim Discovered America

Muslim community gives Chinese city a very Arab flavor

Chinese Muslims Rediscovering Islam

East Turkistan: China’s Forgotten Muslims

Eradicating Ideological Viruses: China’s Campaign of Repression Against Xinjiang’s Muslims - Human Rights Watch, September 2018 [PDF]

Religious Repression of Uighurs in Xinjiang - Human Rights Watch, April 2005 [PDF]

China and Islam in the Northwest Chinese Region -

Farrukh Travels: Into the Muslim History of China - Islam Online

Indiana Farrukh Travels to Guangzhou - Islam Online

Interactive: China's Uighur unrest - Al Jazeera

Islam's Path East: China - Islamicity

Some Photos of Islam and Muslims in China

Uighurs in China – in pictures - The Guardian


Chinese Concentration Camps for Uighur Muslims

China - Land of Diversity (very interesting)

Latest blog entries on China
Latest News on Islam and Muslims in China

07/05/2019 Revealed: new evidence of China's mission to raze the mosques of Xinjiang - The Guardian
27/03/2019 China Has Also Been Targeting Foreigners In Its Brutal Crackdown On Muslims - BuzzFeed
21/03/2019 Kachin women from Myanmar 'raped until they get pregnant' in China - The Guardian
09/02/2019 No halal please: meet China’s pig vigilantes - South China Morning Post
09/02/2019 Uighurs fled persecution in China. Now Beijing’s harassment has followed them to Australia. - Washington Post
01/02/2019 What happens in Xinjiang does not stay in Xinjiang - LibMod, Germany
15/01/2019 China's Muslims fear crackdown in ancient city of Xi'an - The Guardian
05/01/2019 China passes law to make Islam 'compatible with socialism' - Al Jazeera
07/12/2018 Has the world abandoned the Uighur Muslims? - Al Jazeera
28/11/2018 For China, Islam is a 'mental illness' that needs to be 'cured' - Al Jazeera
28/09/2018 'We are scared, but we have Jesus': China and its war on Christianity - The Guardian
13/09/2018 China holds one million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps - Al Jazeera
11/09/2018 China installing QR codes on Uyghur Muslim homes as part of mass security crackdown - Independent, UK
09/09/2018 China: Massive Crackdown in Xinjiang - HRW
13/08/2018 China's state media defends Xinjiang Muslim crackdown - Al Jazeera
07/08/2018 ‘We’re a people destroyed’: why Uighur Muslims across China are living in fear - The Guardian
03/07/2018 ‘It is about Xi as the leader of the world’: Former detainees recount abuse in Chinese re-education centres - The Globe and Mail, Canada
18/05/2018 Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims - Independent, UK
29/12/2017 Rahmah's story: 'I am a Chinese hijabi' - BBC
13/12/2017 Chinese authorities collecting DNA from all residents of Xinjiang - The Guardian
02/08/2017 Life on the old Silk Road: the Uighurs of Kashgar – in pictures - The Guardian
21/07/2017 China is force-installing spyware onto Muslim citizens' phones, to monitor them - Mashable
16/06/2017 Where does Chinese Islamophobia come from? - SupChina
12/06/2017 Man Jailed for Providing Islamic Instruction on Tencent’s WeChat Messaging Service - Fei Chang Dao
03/06/2017 Muslim children forced to drop 'religious' names in western China - The Guardian
25/04/2017 China bans religious names for Muslim babies in Xinjiang - The Guardian
01/04/2017 China Uighurs: Ban on long beards, veils in Xinjiang - Al Jazeera
20/02/2017 Chinese troops stage show of force in Xinjiang and vow to 'relentlessly beat' separatists
14/12/2016 Chinese Muslim website blocked after Xi Jinping letter
25/11/2016 China: Xinjiang residents told to turn in passports
22/09/2016 The Muslim Hui people of China
07/06/2016 Ramadan 2016: China bans civil servants and students from fasting in mainly Muslim region
17/11/2015 Chinese Authorities Kill 17 Suspects in Xinjiang Attack, Including Seven Women and Children
14/08/2015 Uighur Muslims Blame China For AIDS Epidemic
12/07/2015 Uighurs sent back from Thailand were on way to join jihad, says China
08/07/2015 China criticized over Ramadan restrictions
18/06/2015 China bans Muslims from fasting Ramadan in Xinjiang - Al Jazeera
17/06/2015 China bans Muslims from fasting during Ramadan, say Uighur community
08/03/2015 Kashgar Restricts Uighurs’ Hijab
18/02/2015 China to neighbours: Send us your Uighurs
13/01/2015 China approve ban on the burqa in Xinjiang city with large Muslim population
17/09/2014 China Muslim scholar rejects 'separatism' evidence as widely criticized trial opens
06/09/2014 China's first convoy of Hajj pilgrims leaves Ningxia - World Bulletin
02/09/2014 China Offers Cash to Erode Uighur Culture
25/08/2014 China aims to win Uighur ‘hearts and minds’ with concubine cartoon
06/08/2014 Chinese city bans Islamic beards, headwear and clothing on buses
03/08/2014 Xinjiang unrest leaves nearly 100 dead, including 37 civilians, China says
30/07/2014 Uighur exiles confirm deaths in China clash
11/07/2014 China Xinjiang: Muslim students 'made to eat' at Ramadan - BBC
05/07/2014 Chinese Uighurs defy Ramadan ban
03/07/2014 China bans Ramadan: Fasting and 'taking part in religious activities' forbidden in controversial crackdown on minority Uighur Muslims
03/07/2014 China bans Ramadan fasting in Muslim province
22/06/2014 Uighur apologises for 'holy war' in Xinjiang
02/06/2014 China's Uighurs claim cultural 'genocide'
02/06/2014 China's Uighurs claim cultural 'genocide'
01/05/2014 China's Xi warns of 'strike-first' strategy after militants bomb capital of Xinjiang
22/05/2014 Deadly blast hits China's Xinjiang region
26/04/2014 China Rewards Xinjiang Beard Informants
25/01/2014 Fresh clashes kill 12 in China's Xinjiang region
13/09/2013 China sentences three men to death over attack blamed on Islamists
28/06/2013 Death toll at 35 after ethnic clashes in western China
13/06/2013 'Banned' Ramadan for Uighur Muslims
24/04/2013 Violence erupts in China's restive Xinjiang
19/01/2013 Mislabeled Halal Products Upset Uighurs
11/12/2012 China sentences three Uighur men to death over alleged plane hijack
30/09/2012 Xinjiang Uighur, a prosperous autonomous region
01/08/2012 China curbs Ramadan fasting in Xinjiang
10/07/2012 Chinese airline pays crew millions for foiling 'hijack' attempt
24/09/2011 China turns to its Muslims to tap the West Asian halal food market
17/09/2011 Reporting from the Far West
14/09/2011 Disparity fuels ethnic tensions in China
17/08/2011 China cracks down in Xinjiang following ethnic violence
12/08/2011 Malaysia sells halal to China
09/08/2011 China and Spread of Islam in Indonesia
05/08/2011 China's Xinjiang 'terrorism' claim questioned
03/08/2011 Death on the Silk Route: Violence in Xinjiang
31/07/2011 'Eruption of violence' in China's Xinjiang
28/07/2011 Let them shoot hoops: China’s turbulent west is unlikely to be calmed by plans for economic development
31/10/2009 Pilgrims from China's largest Hui community leave for Mecca
26/09/2009 Xinjiang Muslims' Struggle for Freedom
10/09/2009 Old suspicions magnified mistrust into ethnic riots in Urumqi
16/07/2009 Arguing Genocide in Xinjiang
11/07/2009 Xinjiang death toll soars
10/07/2009 Xinjiang Brutality Sparks China Boycott Calls
09/07/2009 Fear of further mob violence prompts Uighurs to leave Urumqi
09/07/2009 Uighur Muslims Crushed in East Turkistan
07/07/2009 Muslim states 'silent' on Uighurs
07/07/2009 Han Chinese launch revenge attacks on Uighur property
07/07/2009 Protesters seek Muslim Uighur targets
11/09/2008 No beards, veils for China’s Muslims in Ramadan
08/09/2008 Curbs Imposed on Muslims in Western China During Ramadan
04/09/2008 Chinastan: A crackdown in China’s wild West, its Muslim-majority chunk of Central Asia
02/09/2008 Police officers killed in China were ethnic Uighurs
17/08/2008 Anger turns to uprising along the Silk Road
14/08/2008 Bus blasts breed fear in Yunnan
11/08/2008 Eleven people dead after suicide attacks in western China
10/08/2008 Eight dead after bombings in western China mars Olympic opening weekend
10/08/2008 Explosions rock western China
03/08/2008 Farrukh Travels Into the Muslim History of China
31/07/2008 Travel Restrictions for China Muslims
12/07/2008 China's Treatment of Muslims Under Fire
16/05/2008 China's Other 'Forgotten People'
20/04/2008 Resentment simmers among China's Muslims
05/04/2008 New clashes in China on eve of torch's arrival in UK
02/04/2008 Muslim 'separatists' protest as unrest spreads in China
28/04/2008 Eroding Uighur Identity
27/03/2008 Xinjiang: China’s ‘other Tibet’
25/03/2008 Just like America, China is building a multi-ethnic empire in the west
24/03/2008 Xinjiang: China's 'other Tibet'
21/03/2008 'Free' Uighurs stuck in Guantanamo
20/01/2008 Communist China Woos Believers
13/01/2008 Hong Kong's Islamic New Year
05/12/2007 China Speaks Arabic
07/04/2007 China takes another journey on old Silk Road
09/02/2007 Execution of Chinese Muslim condemned
10/01/2007 'Persian helped promulgate Islam in China'
10/01/2007 Muslim Activist Urges China Raid Probe
09/01/2007 Chinese police kill 18 in raid on 'terror' camp
27/11/2006 China Uses Muslims to Woo Partners
06/10/2006 Nobel Highlights Uighur Muslim Plight
26/09/2006 Hero of the Ming Dynasty: The man who mapped the world
07/09/2006 Learning Arabic Pays Off in China
09/08/2006 China to execute Burlington man who championed Muslim state
31/05/2006 Dow Jones Indexes to Launch Dow Jones Islamic Market China Offshore Index
13/05/2006 Chinese Muslims to Get First Hajj Service
19/01/2006 Sea change - Guardian
15/12/2005 US Congress Told of Chinese Muslims' Plight - IOL
30/09/2005 China Turns Muslim Xinjiang Into Time Bomb
26/09/2005 XINJIANG: How long will arrested Sufi Muslims be held? - Forum 18
21/07/2005 Modern China revels in tale of long-ago voyager
29/06/2005 China jails Muslim author
25/05/2005 An inequitable life - The Guardian
08/05/2005 US Ignores China's Crackdown on Muslims: Activists
26/04/2005 Beijing Ancient Mosque Under Repair
12/04/2005 China 'crushing Muslim Uighurs' - BBC
12/04/2005 China Represses Muslim Uighurs: Rights Groups
12/04/2005 China Rejects Rights Groups' Charge of Muslim Repression
11/04/2005 China "smothering" Islam to control Uighurs - report
18/03/2005 Uighurs behind bars in China - BBC
17/03/2005 China frees top Uighur prisoner
07/03/2005 China's intolerance of dissent - BBC
26/02/2005 Islam with Chinese characteristics begins to take hold
03/02/2005 China Urged to End Restrictions on Muslims
29/11/2004 Getting to know the Hui Chinese Muslims, one dish at a time
02/11/2004 Editorial: Muslims in China - Arab News
02/11/2004 China seals off villages in central region after ethnic rioting kills 7
01/11/2004 Ethnic violence hits China region - BBC
29/10/2004 Centuries-old ties that bind China's Muslims
20/09/2004 Calligrapher Opens Window to Islam in China - Islam Online
09/07/2004 Amnesty slams China for using war on terror to persecute Uighurs
06/05/2004 Faith Sprouts in Arid Soil of China
01/05/2004 Islam on the ropes - Globe and Mail, Canada
25/03/2004 One of China's poorest regions to gain access by expressway
17/03/2004 Islam seminar in Taipei could boost - Taipei Times, Taiwan
14/03/2004 Seeing China the Muslim way - The Star, Malaysia
23/02/2004 Muslim Women Forced o Drink, Dance with Male Chinese officials
17/02/2004 China targets terror in Muslim region, but what is it fighting?
18/01/2004 Taiwan: Catering to Muslim tourists - The Star, Malaysia
19/12/2003 China's Uighurs lose out to development - BBC
15/12/2003 China Designates Four Muslim Groups "Terrorist"
26/11/2003 Don’t Send Detainees Back to China - Human Rights Watch
03/11/2003 China's high-stakes war on terror - BBC
16/10/2003 China's Islamic Association celebrates 50th anniversary
04/10/2003 China's Uighurs mourn way of life - BBC
26/09/2003 China's Uighur Muslims Say Feel Alienated
22/02/2003 Muslims refuse to be pushed out of Beijing - Globe and Mail, Canada
05/02/2003 Amnesty Calls For Inquiry Into Crackdown On Muslim Uprising In China
18/12/2002 US diplomat visits China's Muslim area - BBC
23/09/2002 China's New Terrorists - Time Magazine
15/07/2002 In China's West, Ethnic Strife Becomes 'Terrorism'
04/06/2002 East Turkistan: China’s Forgotten Muslims
16/12/2001 China, in Harsh Crackdown, Executes Muslim Separatists
08/09/2001 China Continues Suppression of Islam in Provinces - Islam Online


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Portal: Islam in China - Wikipedia

History of Islam in China - Wikipedia

Islam in China - Wikipedia

Muslim groups in China - Wikipedia

Hui people - Wikipedia

Uyghurs - Wikipedia

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