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January 7, 2021   •   

In Memoriam: Andrea Han Jingtao, Underground Catholic Bishop in China

Bishop Andrea Han Jingtao, a leader in China’s underground Catholic Church, died December 30 at age 99.

October 20, 2020   •   

House Passes Bill to Block Goods Made by Muslim Detainees in China

House of Representatives approves legislation to ban imports from Xinjiang, based on reports of more than 1 million Muslim Uyghurs and other minority Muslim ethnic groups being detained and subjected to forced labor.

June 11, 2020   •   

Bitter Winter: A Voice for China’s Oppressed

Bitter Winter, a cooperative enterprise by scholars, human rights activists, and members of religious organizations persecuted in China.

June 4, 2020   •   

Uyghur Activist Appointed as Commissioner to U.S. Religion Watchdog

An activist for the rights of the Muslim Uyghur community in China’s Xinjiang province has made history by becoming the first member of that minority group to be appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).

May 15, 2020   •   

USCIRF Urges Sanctions Against Chinese Officials

USCIRF Annual Report calls for China to be once again be designated on the State Department’s list of “Countries of Particular Concern,” citing crimes against the Uygar, Kazakh and Kyrgyz Muslims, Tibetan Buddhists, Christians, and Falun Gong practitioners.

May 15, 2019   •   

The Plight of the Uyghur People in the Holy Month of Ramadan

Throughout the Islamic world, Ramadan is a time of contemplation and renewal. But in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, its observance has been outlawed.

February 23, 2018   •   

Congress Initiative to “Adopt” Prisoners of Conscience

Congressman Randy Hultgren of Illinois is advocating for the release of poet Zhu Yufu, imprisoned in China three times since 1999. His current 7-year sentence that began in 2011 was for “inciting subversion” at least in part for writing and publishing this poem: The Square belongs to everyone.

September 8, 2017   •   

China Enacts New Regulations That Restrict Faiths Practiced Outside Organizations Not Approved by the State

China’s cabinet has passed new rules to regulate religion to bolster national security, “fight extremism” and restrict faith practiced outside organizations approved by the State.