Increased Religious Repression In China Prior to and During Ramadan

 

Press Release — For immediate release
1 August 2012
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

Pastor Bob Fu at a House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing with the Congressional Executive Commission on China commented in a report that religious freedom had deteriorated to its lowest level since 1982 in the first 10 months of 2011. The U.S. State Department in a recent report on religious freedom in 2011 also stated that religious freedom had “[markedly deteriorated]” during the last year, describing the repression of Uyghurs as “severe”.

The report can be read in full here.