Authorities alleviate cramped quarters by sending kids to facilities in other parts of China, sources say.
The move is the latest in a series of measures that privilege the use of Chinese in the region's schools, regardless of students' ethnicity.
His status as a ‘Patriotic Religious Scholar’ was ignored by police arresting the young men.
The latest security measure forced upon Muslims is being rolled out in various districts.
Employees are ordered back to work to promote ‘stability’ in the region.
The Qingzhen Bookstore, which traded online as IslamBook.net, ceases operations as its owner is detained on terrorism-related charges.
Local officials are ordered to detain anyone exhibiting religious ‘extremist’ tendencies.
Hotel industry sources across the country report bans on ethnic minority Uyghurs from Xinjiang ahead of a ruling party congress.
Hans get ‘green lanes’ and Uyghurs must exit their vehicles for lengthy security checks.
Thousands of books and mats have been confiscated since late last year, officials said.
Detainees are rarely freed, despite months of ‘training’ to undo ‘political incorrectness.’
The students were punished despite a probe which cleared them of any wrongdoing.
Authorities are also requiring households to hand over any prayer mats or other items bearing the symbols of Islam.
They also voice concerns over the conditions Ilham Tohti faces in prison.
Three students who were released believe authorities in the North African country may have deported them back to China.
The story was told by a 'terrified' friend under questioning by police, the woman's brother says.
The trial comes against a backdrop of growing security measures targeting the region's mostly Muslim ethnic minority groups.