- Fri, 07/19/2013 - 00:00
China’s confrontation with the Uighur people of Xinjiang province poses many challenges to the authorities in Beijing.
- Thu, 07/18/2013 - 00:00
Ever since the 2009 Urumqi riots, when ethnic tension between Uyghurs and Han Chinese boiled over in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang province, Han-Uyghur relations has been an increasingly hot topic.
- Wed, 07/10/2013 - 00:00
On July 1, The Global Times, a tabloid operated by the Chinese Communist Party’s People’s Daily, suggested that China’s restive Xinjiang autonomous region was under threat from separatist fighters battle-hardened by recent combat in Syria.
- Tue, 07/09/2013 - 00:00
Destroying minorities' way of life is bound to lead to violence.
- Mon, 07/08/2013 - 22:37
A Uyghur scholar seeks accountability for Uyghurs missing since the July 5, 2009 riots in Xinjiang.
- Fri, 07/05/2013 - 00:00
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- Wed, 07/03/2013 - 23:27
When the most recent bout of ethnic violence erupted in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang recently, the Chinese Communist Party’s response was typical.
- Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:11
Like many other religions, Islam places importance with both spiritual cultivation and physical cleanliness. When a Muslim dies, the body must be purified, cleansed, shrouded, and buried within 24 hours.
- Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:02
The latest unrest in China’s northwestern province of Xinjiang has so far only been reported by official sources which are likely to have minimized the troubles
- Mon, 06/24/2013 - 21:44
China's new leader, Xi Jinping, has revived Chairman Mao's doctrine of the "mass line". The founder of modern China didn't want the masses to have a vote, but he did think that it was vitally important to understand their views.