- Wed, 05/18/2016 - 23:19
India denies that it caved to pressure from China in cancelling a prominent Uighur activist’s visa, but its explanations don’t stand up to scrutiny.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:03
India’s bungled handling of Dolkun Isa’s visa will have long-term ramifications for Delhi’s China policy.
- Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:56
The cancellation of the visa will inevitably damage the credibility of the government and expose it to the charge that it does not have the ability to stand up to Chinese pressure.
- Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:29
For more than a decade, China has embraced its “Go West” policy of spreading industrialization and economic growth from coastal provinces inland.
- Thu, 04/07/2016 - 19:34
Ilham Tohti, an Economics professor formerly at Minzu University in Beijing, and an advocate for the rights of the Chinese Uighur community, still sits in jail, sentenced to a life in prison for expressing his beliefs in a peaceful way.
- Thu, 04/07/2016 - 19:11
“China’s censors, secret police, and even President Xi Jinping may not be as all-powerful as they appear.”
- Mon, 04/04/2016 - 20:15
The Uyghur people are a Turkic ethnic group whose homeland of East Turkestan is located in northwestern China.
- Mon, 04/04/2016 - 20:07
Xi Jinping is trying to do the impossible – modernise China’s armed forces without spending the kind of sums that would alarm its neighbours, while simultaneously strengthening itself to deal with internal security challenges.
- Fri, 04/01/2016 - 23:06
China's "Belt & Road Initiative" presents a complex challenge for the communist country to better treat their Muslim minorities, writes Patrik K. Meyer for this blog. For the ambitious undertaking to suceed as it involves Muslim countries, Meyer says China has to be more inclusive and diverse.
- Tue, 03/29/2016 - 19:30
China’s recent promulgation of a series of laws, especially the new National Security Law (July 2015) and the country’s first Anti-Terrorism Law (December 2015), marks a shift towards the increased role of law in politics and governance