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Hui religious freedom

Hui religious freedom Source: China Change (13/05/16) Is China Moving to Restrict Religious Freedom for the Hui Muslims? By Wai Ling Yeung https://chinachange.org/2016/05/13/is-china-moving-to-restrict-religious-freedom-for-the-hui-muslims/ http://u.osu.edu/mclc/2016/05/17/hui-religious-freedom China Hui Culture Park http://www.soundislamchina.org/?p=1462    

China’s Muslim Communities

China’s Muslim Communities Kelly Hammond offers an overview of the history of Muslims in China, their links to the greater Muslim world, and their experience during World War II.   http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2014/03/muslims-in-china.html    

Are Ethnic Tensions on the Rise in China?

Are Ethnic Tensions on the Rise in China? On December 31, President Xi Jinping appeared on CCTV and extended his “New Year’s wishes to Chinese of all ethnic groups.” On January 15, Beijing officials detained Ilham Tohti, a leading Uighur economist and subsequently accused… Read More ›

The art of life in Chinese Central Asia

This excellent blog includes several interesting posts relating to Uyghur popular music and Islam:  http://beigewind.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/mominjan-turkish-pop-and-islamic-devotion/     ____________________________________________________________________________

In Restive Remote China, Uighurs’ Piety and Peace

The New York Times: In Restive Remote China, Uighurs’ Piety and Peace http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/13/in-restive-remote-china-uighurs-piety-and-peace/?_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=world&_r=0   _____________________________________________________________________________