Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Why Haven't The Uighurs Sparked Outside Protest?

Foreign Policy asks, where is the Islamic response to the Chinese government's treatment of the Uighurs?

Denmark earned more protests for a cartoon. France is under fire for the talk of banning religious head coverings. Why hasn't the Muslim world reacted to the constant and calculated discrimination in China?

"Since the 1990s, the Chinese government has been carrying out systematic policies that discriminate against Uighurs. Their language is forbidden in schools; government employees cannot have long beards or head scarves and are not allowed to pray or fast during working hours," says Foreign Policy.

Read the article in full here.

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