Come see China Muslim culture for yourselves, embassy says
Until late last year, China denied the existence of detention camps before finally admitting there were camps and then claiming they were “vocational schools.” With respect to religious freedom in the Uyghur homeland, extensive reports by human rights monitors, scholars doing research in the region, survivors in Central Asia, Turkey and the United States, in addition to hundreds of media publications investigating the security state China has established ample evidence that religious freedom is nonexistent. Of course China will deny the evidence and urge others to not interfere with its “domestic matters.”
The CCP also has a practice of putting on staged shows for human rights monitors, diplomats and even journalists who visit the region. But the detention of more than 1 million and up to 3 million Uyghurs, the destruction of dozens of mosques and restrictions on communication with those outside all demonstrate that China’s so called “respect for religious freedom” is a bad joke.
Spokesperson dismisses claims that Muslims in China are not allowed to fast during Ramadan.