Ramadan ban in China

Statement from the Uyghur Muslims: ‘As Muslims around the world begin to observe the holy month of Ramadan beginning on June 18th, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) calls on China to end its restrictions on fasting and other religious observances throughout the month. Setting aside the fact that these prohibitions are clearly in contravention of internationally recognized human rights law, they also serve only to deepen the division between Uyghurs and the rest of the Chinese community in East Turkestan and fuel further resentment of the state and its unreasonable policies. Click here.