‘Practising Islam is practically forbidden’: How Sweden granted refugee status to all Uighurs from Xinjiang, China

Last September, Abdakir, his wife and two children feared for their lives. The Uighur family had been denied asylum by the Swedish Migration Board, as well as in the Migration Court, after having appealed the original decision. They were told to contact the Chinese embassy to arrange for travel back to Xinjiang, the very same […]