China’s foreign ministry has denied claims from an Australian thinktank that it had destroyed thousands of mosques in its western Xinjiang region.
- China says there are more than 10 times the amount of mosques in Xinjiang than there are in the US
- The research says the mosques were destroyed as part of a plan to erase Uyghur language and culture
- China has denied mistreating Uyghurs and calls the report “lies” and “slanderous rumours”
In responding t…