Western Sources

China's criticism of uni report angers academics

  • Thu, 01/03/2013 - 20:15

BEIJING has complained to Canberra about the contents and title of a university publication, Red Rising, Red Eclipse, triggering stinging rebukes about the "harassment" of Australian scholars and threats to democratic values.

Central Asia: What is China’s Policy Driver?

  • Wed, 12/19/2012 - 21:30

China is increasingly active in Central Asia, building pipelines and infrastructure projects, as well as expanding its diplomatic and cultural presence in the region.

Farewell to Chinese Triumphalism!

  • Fri, 12/14/2012 - 00:00

When financial crisis struck the US in 2008, there was no-one more triumphalist than a Chinese Communist Party official. Today, the tide is turning, as it invariably does.

China: Han-Tibetan solidarity emerging

  • Fri, 12/14/2012 - 00:00

Police in Sechuan's Aba county on Dec. 11 detained two Tibetan men—a monk at the local Kirti monastery and his nephew—on charges of "inciting" self-immolations.

China's leaders face stark challenges

  • Thu, 12/13/2012 - 23:22

After years of being groomed, Xi Jinping, unsurprisingly, was named to succeed Hu Jintao as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) last November, and is set to replace Hu as Chinese president in March.

The rise of Genghis Khan - A horde of data

  • Thu, 12/13/2012 - 23:19

The world’s greatest land empire was probably encouraged by climate change

Ten Conditions of Oppression

  • Tue, 12/11/2012 - 00:00

How China exports state terrorism to Western countries and inflict on the activists of Uyghur exile communities.

Passport to a Greater China

  • Fri, 11/30/2012 - 20:48

Dec 1, 2012

WUC Statement at the UN Forum on Minority Issues

  • Wed, 11/28/2012 - 23:12

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) greatly welcomes and fully supports many of the Draft Recommendations put forward for this Session, all of which characterise the continued interest in, and development of, the Declaration 20 years after its inception.

Ancient cities and a lingering smell of camel

  • Fri, 11/23/2012 - 11:29

Andrew Law sets off to explore the Silk Road in China’s hottest region