- Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:17
Ilham Tohti, a well-known Uighur and a moderate critic of Beijing's policy towards the country's Muslim minority, is on trial in China on charges of "separatism." DW takes a look at the scholar's life.
- Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:02
It is one of Beijing’s worst nightmares: subjects in a resource-rich semi-autonomous province hold a vote on independence.
- Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:27
Following deadly attacks in Beijing, Kunming and Urumqi over the last year, the Xinjiang government has intensified its efforts to regulate Uyghur religious activities.
- Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:32
It’s a very long way from China’s arid Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in the country’s far northwest to its semi-tropical borders with Vietnam, Laos, and Burma in the south
- Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:21
There is little reason to wake up early in Kashgar, an ancient Silk Road city of 350,000 in the southwestern corner of China’s vast Xinjiang region.
- Tue, 09/02/2014 - 20:15
A Uighur jade trader gets a rare chance to visit Hong Kong and has a taste of the freedom he does not enjoy back home.
- Tue, 09/02/2014 - 19:50
The most important point to remember has always been: The economic, political and cultural integration of Xinjiang with China proper must continue
- Wed, 08/27/2014 - 18:54
Driving south from Dushanbe, it seems there’s a Chinese investment story at every turn. But as cash pours in from Tajikistan’s powerful neighbor to the East, local concerns are building over Beijing’s opaque plans.
- Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:27
A virtual media blackout makes it hard to know what's happening as Beijing tackles unrest among its Uighur Muslim minorities