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15 Jun 2021

Author:
Radmilla Suleymanova, Al Jazeera

Council on American-Islamic Relations urges Hilton hotels to drop Xinjiang project

"CAIR calls on Hilton hotels to drop Xinjiang project", 15 June 2021

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is urging Hilton Worldwide Holdings to drop plans to build a hotel in China’s Xinjiang region on the site where Chinese officials bulldozed and desecrated a mosque. [...]

China is planning to build a new commercial centre that includes a Hilton hotel on a plot of land where a mosque once stood, British newspaper The Telegraph reported on Sunday.

The Virginia-based Hilton Worldwide Holdings did not immediately respond to Al Jazeera’s request for comment. [...]