December 21, 2020

Understanding The Uyghur Conflict

the uyghur conflict

Throughout history, Uyghurs have mostly been independent and therefore some sentiments for a separate state exist in the region. Uyghurs are Turkic in origin – different ethnically, culturally and linguistically – and have lived under a Muslim state since they converted to Islam many centuries ago. Hui people on the other hand are Muslims who…...

The Diverse Muslim Ethnic Groups Of China

Muslim ethnic groups in china

Muslims in China are all identified through their government-assigned ethnicity and not through any means of personally stated religious belief. There are several consequences of this policy. For example, there is no way to identify in the national census the growing number of converts to Islam. [Also read: Challenges Muslims Face In China] Officially, there…...