- Wed, 12/25/2013 - 14:21
Beijing claims being a ‘victim’ of terrorism perpetuated by what it refers to as “East Turkistan terrorist forces,” comprising the Muslim Uyghurs of Xinjiang Autonomous Region (XAR).
- Mon, 11/18/2013 - 11:27
Uyghur people are more and more often associated with the term “terrorist” in China as there is a tendency by local authorities and media outlets to define violent incidents caused by social conflict in border regions as ethnic conflict related to separatist movements.
- Sun, 11/17/2013 - 14:56
Nationalism arouses solidarity and generates identity politics that threaten ethnic and religious minorities. Defining the “we” also defines the “they” — and the latter is inexorably marginalized.
- Fri, 11/15/2013 - 21:12
On October 27, Usmen Hesen, his wife, and his mother crashed their sports-utility vehicle into the Golden Water Bridge by Tiananmen Square.
- Thu, 11/07/2013 - 13:10
The ethnically targeted violence of July 2009 in Ürümchi overshadowed the lead-up to the 60th anniversary of the founding of the PRC.
- Tue, 11/05/2013 - 21:17
Last Monday, a jeep plowed through a group of pedestrians on Beijing’s iconic Tiananmen Square, killing at least five people and injuring dozens before going up in flames beneath a portrait of Mao Zedong.
- Tue, 11/05/2013 - 21:14
By Elizabeth Economy, Special to CNN
November 5th, 2013
- Tue, 11/05/2013 - 21:11
Robert Daly is director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson Center. The views expressed are his own.
- Tue, 11/05/2013 - 21:08
Beijing policies, not jihadism or terrorism, are creating an upsurge in ethnic tensions between Uighurs and Han