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Hui mosques in China

After Uyghurs, another Muslim minority is under fire in China

Satellite images accessed by ThePrint show mosques in Hui-dominated areas being remodelled to strip them of Islamic influence.
Imran Khan

Not just Kashmiris, why not worry about Muslims in China too: US asks Pakistan

At a special UN General Assembly briefing, US criticised Pakistan for only speaking about Kashmir and not China's detention Uyghur Muslims.
Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin

This is why China could collapse like the Soviet Union

China's dying labour-force boom, like the Soviet Union's in the 1970s, may not revive even with Silk Road project’s heavy investments.
Xi Jinping

China is forcing devout Muslims to drink liquor, but the world is looking away

Beijing needs to realise that repression in Xinjiang, through which several ancient trade routes passed, can take a heavy toll on Xi’s pet Belt & Road Initiative.
China builds Gulag-like prisons for Muslims, calls them ‘political re-education centres’

China has built Gulags for Uyghur Muslims, but Pakistan PM Imran Khan ‘doesn’t know much’

Nur Bekri is one of the most senior politicians from China's largely-Muslim Uyghur community, which has faced a gruelling crackdown from the state.

On Camera

Vir Das incident proves rogue sneezing and coughing are the new guns during Covid-19

Comedian Vir Das’s Twitter post showing a neighbour threatening to sneeze on him points to a growing global trend of people using sneezes & coughs as threats.

Yogi vs Uddhav vs Piyush Goyal: Will politics over migrant workers hurt economic revival?

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray’s accusation that the Railways is not running enough trains to ferry migrant workers sparked a Twitter war with Railway minister Piyush Goyal.

Defence

Indian Army

Ladakh stand-off, Kashmir, ammunition & training — agenda for Army commanders’ meet tomorrow

The biannual event is attended by the top Army leadership to brainstorm on new security and administrative issues, and plan a roadmap.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

PM, CM, DM: India’s 3 big power centres have been exposed by one disaster

The prime minister, chief minister and district magistrate are the three engines of India’s governance, but their handling of the coronavirus pandemic is going awry.