- Wed, 07/03/2013 - 23:33
Two recent incidents in northwest China have called to attention the dire situation among Uyghurs and the need for a far-reaching review of policies for Chinese officials.
- Wed, 07/03/2013 - 23:29
At a holy site in the Central Asian desert, the indigenous Uyghur people tie rice and corn to grave-markers to "feed" spirits and protect the souls of their dead.
- Wed, 07/03/2013 - 23:25
Raffaello Pantucci says the promised economic boom isn't trickling down
- Wed, 07/03/2013 - 23:23
Much has happened since I documented the emergence of a terrorism narrative for the June 26 incident.
- Wed, 07/03/2013 - 23:21
The violence that occurred in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang region in western China, on July 5, 2009 was both shocking and predictable.
- Fri, 06/28/2013 - 00:00
Yesterday, a “knife-wielding” mob attacked a police station, government offices, and a construction site in Lukqun township, Xinjiang. T
- Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:14
Exactly one year ago EU foreign ministers adopted an ambitious new strategic framework on human rights and democracy.
- Fri, 06/21/2013 - 00:00
This is a guest post by Kendrick Kuo, a grad student at Johns Hopkins and China specialist with a wealth of field experience in China and the Middle East.
- Thu, 06/13/2013 - 18:02
It happened in Zambia like it could happen elsewhere in Africa. Chinese investors made deals with the government to mine its natural resources, filling federal coffers with billions of dollars.
- Wed, 06/12/2013 - 17:51
Illegally imprisoned for eight years, three former inmates of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp have found refuge in Switzerland. Three others fell foul of administrative hurdles in Bern. swissinfo.ch looks at where they are now.