A broken-off minaret from the Xinqu Mosque lies near a Chinese national flag in Changji outside Urumqi, in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, in May. Photo: Reuters A broken-off minaret from the Xinqu Mosque lies near a Chinese national flag in Changji outside Urumqi, in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, in May. Photo: Reuters
A broken-off minaret from the Xinqu Mosque lies near a Chinese national flag in Changji outside Urumqi, in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, in May. Photo: Reuters
Xinjiang

US lawmakers call on Hilton to cut link to Xinjiang project at site of bulldozed mosque

  • Location is ‘emblematic of Chinese government’s campaign to destroy Uygur religious and cultural sites’, US politicians say in letter to CEO
  • Researchers say authorities demolished or damaged around 16,000 mosques and more than half of Xinjiang’s other religious sites in recent years

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A broken-off minaret from the Xinqu Mosque lies near a Chinese national flag in Changji outside Urumqi, in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, in May. Photo: Reuters A broken-off minaret from the Xinqu Mosque lies near a Chinese national flag in Changji outside Urumqi, in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, in May. Photo: Reuters
A broken-off minaret from the Xinqu Mosque lies near a Chinese national flag in Changji outside Urumqi, in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, in May. Photo: Reuters
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