- Mon, 03/31/2014 - 19:58
Desperation drives people to desperate measures. It is not for nothing that people sell their houses, abandon their homelands and place their family’s fate in the hands of human traffickers in an attempt to forge a better life.
- Thu, 03/20/2014 - 20:15
After a hiatus of many months, there are indications to suggest that Beijing could be contemplating some initiative on the Tibet issue.
- Tue, 03/18/2014 - 19:28
Our region has a duty to protect the rights of migrants who face persecution by authorities back home
- Tue, 03/18/2014 - 19:24
The roots of the hatred between ethnic Han Chinese, China’s dominant group, and the mainly Muslim Uighurs of the western borderlands go deep.
- Tue, 03/11/2014 - 18:49
Last week, China’s two primary legislative bodies, the National People’s Congress and the People’s Political Consultative Congress, convened their annual meetings in Beijing
- Tue, 03/11/2014 - 18:36
Slavic nationalism is an explosive brew, as we know from the former Yugoslavia. The situation in the Crimean peninsula is providing premonitions of a second Bosnia.
- Tue, 03/11/2014 - 18:32
The Chinese government’s difficulties with the Uighur minority in its westernmost region are increasing, despite Beijing’s efforts to integrate Uighurs with the country’s Han-speaking majority.
- Mon, 03/10/2014 - 18:57
After a brutal attack in China, the Communist Party needs to change its policies towards minorities
- Mon, 03/10/2014 - 18:54
China's repression of Uighurs—no free speech, no freedom of religion—breeds instability.
- Thu, 03/06/2014 - 15:43
The carnage allegedly committed by terrorists of the Uighur minority at Kunming Railway Station in southwest China on Saturday night was a humiliating slap in the face of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. At least 29 people were killed and 143 wounded in the act of terror, which represents a serious challenge to their leadership.