From the 8th century until the 15th century Islam has spread rapidly amongst the Chinese by the actions of the Muslims
The Wang family arrived in Istanbul in 1955 with his eight children. Wang began work as a lecturer for Chinese but with the low salary decided to open Istanbuls first Chinese restaurant
The 22 suspects were sentenced to prison terms ranging from five to 16 years at a mass public sentencing
Authorities say that 12,000 have already departed on the government-organized trip, with that number set to exceed 14,000.
Around half of China's 20 million Muslims live in Ningxia, where the people identify their ethnic group as Hui, a recognized minority in China.