A mosque in Turpan city in Xinjiang, June 27, 2013.

China Clamps Down on 'Underage Religion' Among Muslim Uyghurs

Parents and educators are being pressured to sign pledges to keep under-18s away from mosques, fasting, and Quranic studies.

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Uyghur Scholar Gets Life Sentence for ‘Separatism’

Chinese authorities plan to rebuild the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar to make it earthquake-proof, but a sanctuary of ancient Uyghur architecture and culture could be lost forever.

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