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Ramadan in Xinjiang
What is Ramadan like for Muslim Uighurs living in China’s Xinjiang region? Human rights groups continue to criticise China’s crackdown on fasting, regular prayer, and other common Muslim practices which are viewed by Chinese authorities as acts of religious extremism and dissent against the state. The number of Uighurs detained in Chinese re-education camps is unknown and Chinese officials have called them humane schools for eliminating “terrorism”. We’ll speak to human rights activists for an update to the situation and discuss a campaign to boycott China-made products during the holy month of Ramadan.

Eurovision boycott
Activists are calling on artists and music fans to boycott this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which is being held in Tel Aviv. Those who support a cultural boycott of Israel say artists who choose to perform in this year’s competition are “artwashing” and normalising the Israeli state’s treatment of Palestinians. Others, including singer Madonna, say all human rights should be respected and that music should be seen as a medium for peace. So, is a cultural boycott of Israel justified, and how effective are such protests?

US fetal ‘heartbeat bills’
In the US, at least 15 states including Georgia, Ohio and Alabama have introduced bills that would ban women from having abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected at around six weeks. Alabama’s proposed legislation would also ban abortions in cases of rape and incest. The wave of “heartbeat bills”, which are likely to be challenged in court, is seen as one more step toward a now-conservative US Supreme Court eventually overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade case that establishes the right to abortion access in the US.

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Al Jazeera English
Al Jazeera English
8 months ago

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Your Father
Your Father
8 months ago

Chinese people are fat, ugly and neoteny and not worthy.

Chuks Olufemi
Chuks Olufemi
8 months ago

Fast from China!!! Lol!! You 🇺🇸 hoes love shopping way too much!! 🙂

Jiahui Wang
Jiahui Wang
8 months ago

放屁

the nut brothers
the nut brothers
8 months ago

Chinese lock and kill Uighurs turk.
Because of the land and the Uighur genocide has nothing to do with Islam.
Uighurs have own land and language and culture.
Uighur land Eastern Turkistan aka Xinjiang is occupied by Chinese.
For the past 20 year Chinese government immigrated more than 30 million Chinese and made Uighurs minorities in their own land.
Chinese do not touch and kill
Hui Chinese Muslim, because hui Chinese are Chinese and have the same land, language and culture.
Hui are not threat to one China.
Hui fast,go to mecca,and mosques, they have all rights as Chinese.

Jimy T
Jimy T
8 months ago

I wonder if these Uyghur muslims will have Sophie Richardson's back when they find out she tries to procreate with other women …

Mt Ninra
Mt Ninra
8 months ago

So glad their banning Huawei. Fuck CCP. Fuck Xi 'winnie the pooh' Jiping

SK VALI
SK VALI
8 months ago

Chaina is a terrorists country

Sammy sidd
Sammy sidd
8 months ago

Message for all Muslim people not to buy anything from China, or anything Products from China.

Ajmul Hussain Choudhury
Ajmul Hussain Choudhury
8 months ago

If every Muslim country stop business with China and ban Chinese products,if they cut all deplometic relationship with China then I think Chinese economy will collapse and China will bow down to Muslim countries……if China is not guilty then why they are not allowing foreign media to Xin Xi'an……….

syeda n
syeda n
8 months ago

What is bad in Islam .. everything is good if you recite Quran with understanding .. abortion is killing of innocent is forbidden in Islam ,drinking alcohol which is harmful for you is not permissible ,if Muslims hurting people even if they are non muslim is considered as a non muslim , homosexuality is not permissible since its the act against humanity even animals have some sense in this ,they are attracted to opp gender ,covering head n skin keeps your skin n hair safe from dust ,harmful radiations ,bad intentions of people ,no one will look at you as… Read more »

syeda n
syeda n
8 months ago

China captures Muslims n keep them in secret camps ,they torture them by pulling out their nails ,teeth n many other things to convert them to one religion bushism n one language Chinese ..Then they will kill them n don't send bodies to their families ..After this his children who are now orphan will be sent to orphanage ,there they will b taught to hate Islam. …more than million Muslims are detained ..

Mrone mate
Mrone mate
8 months ago

Where is hypocrite Basterd Islamic republic of pakistan who lick asshole of China.

Ashish Sharma
Ashish Sharma
8 months ago

You all MUSLIMS created havoc & mass killings of innocent people on earth in the name of JIHAD against other religions now let the MUSLIMS gets their own medicine they play a victim card LOL well done China keep going Love from India

veena anand
veena anand
8 months ago

Be Roman in Rome if you try act smart like in India you will be done with … that is the message

Majzub Majzub
Majzub Majzub
8 months ago

trump n us keep their nose out of others problems

Sam Ranarana
Sam Ranarana
8 months ago

Nobody talking about muslims trying to destroy the world why is that?? Who the fuck is this muslims ??? They want attention they want to prove they are right others are fake .

Sam Ranarana
Sam Ranarana
8 months ago

Welldone china

Faizan SFI
Faizan SFI
8 months ago

China is not killing Muslims. But trump said that "I think islam hates us". Why they are worry. They are only after China nothing else. That's why Pakistan always support China. Do whatever u want.

majid
majid
8 months ago

Mc China . Also pakistan becoming china's colony

sam chao
sam chao
8 months ago

That is china bold in it's decisions.. Curing the faithists..

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