Religious Freedom – Muslims

Algeria: New Trials Shake Ahmadi Minority

By International Human Rights Committee More Than 50 Tried in December on Charges Relating to Religion (Beirut) – Algerian authorities have stepped up trials of members of the Ahmadiyya religious minority on charges related to the exercise of ... Full Article

Turkey Urges China to End Mass Detention of Muslims

By Amy Qin | Philadelphia Tribune BEIJING — Turkey has called China’s mass repression of its Uighur Muslim ethnic minority a “great shame for humanity” and has urged the Chinese government to close detention camps estimated to hold 1 ... Full Article

CRIMEA: Four years’ jail for mosque meetings

By Felix Corley | Forum 18 Crimea’s Supreme Court jailed 49-year-old Muslim Renat Suleimanov for four years for meeting with others in mosques to discuss their faith. Three others were given suspended sentences. All were accused of ... Full Article

China’s Imperial Brutality

By David Kilgour | Convivium About 20 million Muslim and Turkic-speaking Uyghurs, who make up the largest community in China’s far-west province of Xinjiang, are facing brutal repression by police and others acting on behalf of the Beijing ... Full Article