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A demonstrator wears a mask painted with the colors of the flag of East Turkestan attends a protest in Istanbul in July; China has denied allegations that one million of its mostly Muslim Uighur minority are being held in internment camps

China Takes Starring Role in World Religion Conference amid Muslim Camp Scandal

Communist China described the establishment of internment camps used to torture, harass, and imprison as many as a million members of its Muslim minority as a “solution to promote world peace” during a recent international religious conference, the state-run Global Times reported this week.

KASHGAR, CHINA - JULY 31: Chinese soldiers march in front of the Id Kah Mosque, China's largest, on July 31, 2014 in Kashgar, China. China has increased security in many parts of the restive Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region following some of the worst violence in months in the Uyghur dominated …

Knife Massacre: ‘Thugs’ Kill Five in Western Chinese Muslim Region

Police killed three armed “thugs” in China’s western Xinjiang province this week after the still-unnamed suspects stabbed five people to death and injured five others. Chinese officials have yet to identify their motive, though the incident occurred in a region known to host a violent Muslim separatist movement.

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Study: China Harvesting Organs from Tens of Thousands of Political Prisoners Annually

Human rights researchers have published an updated study accusing China of conducting tens of thousands of organ transplants using the bodies of political prisoners without their consent. While the practice has been known to occur in the communist nation for decades, Beijing alleges that it long stopped harvesting organs from prisoners of conscience.

China Banishes French Journalist for Exposé on Uyghurs

The Chinese government passed an “antiterrorism” law right after they announced they will not renew press credentials for French journalist Ursula Gauthier after she criticized their treatment of the Muslim Uighur minority.