Uighur restaurants in Tokyo: Finding heaven through food

Food & Drink Mar 2, 2019

Uighur restaurants in Tokyo: Finding heaven through food

by Carla Rodriguez

The Xinjiang region of China goes relatively unnoticed for its distinct cuisine, though it has certainly garnered international attention in other respects. Xinjiang, China's westernmost province, is home to some 11 million Uighur Muslims. The province butts up against the borders of multiple countries, including ...

Rights groups urge U.N. to probe China crackdown in Xinjiang

Asia Pacific Feb 4, 2019

Rights groups urge U.N. to probe China crackdown in Xinjiang

Rights groups urged the United Nations Monday to send investigators to China's northwestern Xinjiang province to probe the mass detainment of ethnic Uighur and other Muslim minorities. "The abuse in Xinjiang today is so severe that it cries out for international action," Human Rights Watch ...