Category: Interfaith

ISNA Responds to the 2015 State of the Union Address

The Terrible ‘Sinicization’ of Islam in China

The Terrible ‘Sinicization’ of Islam in ChinaHow China persecutes the Uyghurs and targets other Muslim minorities in a bid to assimilate them. In the past three years, over 1 million Uyghurs in the People’s Republic of China have been enduring a systemic, state-run campaign of incarceration and internment in “re-education camps” in one of the world’s worst human rights abuses. The story has begun to receive the coverage it deserves in major media outlets, like in this investigative report…MORE:newlinesmag

A Weapon Used Against Muslims

False information, is the most powerful weapon used against Muslims, Listen to this smear-caster….Then read… Muslim Demographics – fact vs. fiction There’s a video going around about Muslim demographics in Europe. It was put up by FriendofMuslim, which turns out is…


Protesters take part in a rally in support of Uighurs in Brussels on Oct. 1.China has built more than 100 new facilities in Xinjiang where it can not only lock people up, but also force them to work in dedicated factory buildings right on site, BuzzFeed News can reveal based on government records, interviews, and hundreds of satellite images.
In August, BuzzFeed News uncovered hundreds of compounds in Xinjiang bearing the hallmarks of prisons or detention camps, many built during the last three years in a rapid escalation of China’s campaign….MORE: buzzfeednews/ fp

Macron’s version of ‘French Islam’ is state coercion against Muslims

Last month, French President Emmanuel Macron announced a “historic” initiative: the creation of a formal council of imams to officialise the status of religious prayer leaders. The French secular state, which has justified its policing of virtually all public manifestations of Muslim identity in the name of laicite, is creating an official registry of Muslim imams…MORE:middleeasteye