- Fri, 12/30/2016 - 17:55
Prosecutors in China's violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang have set up a special team to handle terror-related cases, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday.
- Thu, 12/29/2016 - 15:44
Five people were killed in a clash at a branch of the Communist Party in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, the state news media reported on Thursday.
- Thu, 12/29/2016 - 15:39
The country's internet regulator says action will be taken to ensure that netizens aren't bombarded by 'harmful information.'
- Wed, 12/28/2016 - 15:32
Attackers drove a car into a government building in China's unruly far western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday and set off an explosive device killing one person, while all four of the attackers were shot dead, the regional government said.
- Wed, 12/28/2016 - 15:30
Ethnic Turkic-speaking Uighurs in China have long faced restrictions relating mainly to the practice of their religion, Islam. Now, under new regulations implemented last fall, their ability to travel apparently is being restricted, with residents of western Xinjiang province required to hand over their passports to police for "safekeeping."
- Tue, 12/27/2016 - 20:09
Addressing a conference on religion in April, President Xi Jinping, not unlike a zealous preacher, thumped the lectern and called for the “sinicisation” of religions in China. He demanded all faiths should be subservient to the might of the Communist Party of China.
- Tue, 12/27/2016 - 20:04
China’s Communist Party elite was craving a firm hand on the tiller when it chose Xi Jinping for the nation’s top job in 2012. Over the previous decade, President Hu Jintao’s power-sharing approach had led to policy drift, factional strife and corruption.
- Sat, 12/24/2016 - 15:26
The 24-7 Patrols of China's "Convenience Police"
- Thu, 12/22/2016 - 20:48
Beijing has successfully used the securitization strategy to gradually convince most Chinese that the Uighurs, a predominately Muslim Chinese ethnic group, represent a domestic and international security threats.