Room for 10,000: Inside China’s largest detention center


DABANCHENG, China (AP) — The Uyghur inmates sat in uniform rows with their legs crossed in lotus position and their backs ramrod straight, numbered and tagged, gazing at a television playing grainy black-and-white images of Chinese Communist Party history. This is one of an estimated 240 cells in just one section of Urumqi No. 3 … Read more

Hilton hotel to be built atop demolished Uyghur mosque


(RNS) — Plans for a Hilton hotel to be built in China upon the former site of a Uyghur mosque, demolished by order of China’s Community Party, have been met with outrage and condemnation from various Muslim groups. As first reported in the Telegraph, the grounds of the demolished Duling Mosque in Hotan, part of … Read more