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 An Uyghur baker with goods for sale in a city market in Kashgar, China. Picture: Thinkstock Source: Supplied

Another time and pace

  • Fri, 09/06/2013 - 20:07

EVENING is a drawn-out affair in Kashgar, the great Silk Road entrepot located in China's northwest Xinjiang province.

The Rebiya Building, named after Rebiya Kadeer, is a landmark at an intersection of busy streets in Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. It is no longer used. (Kim Soon-hi)

INNER SANCTUM (18): Beijing’s crackdown on Uighurs cast as a fight against 'terrorism'

  • Thu, 09/05/2013 - 20:46

Armed police officers were on high alert around an empty, neglected building with peeling walls in Urumqi, the capital of China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.

China on verge of worst economic crisis in decades

  • Thu, 09/05/2013 - 20:38
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Syria Attack Has China Outraged -- at U.S.

  • Thu, 09/05/2013 - 20:36

As the U.S. prepares for a potential attack on Syria, China is left in the awkward position of reacting to the news and occasionally justifying opposition to any U.S. action.

Even in China, one-party rule can't endure

  • Tue, 09/03/2013 - 21:56

Recently, senior Chinese Communist Party officials circulated Document No. 9, a report that lists seven dangers to their grip on power, which has been largely unchallenged since the founding of modern China in 1949.

Mark Kitto and his family camp in Moyu County, Xinjiang. (© Mark Kitto)

Phantom enemies

  • Wed, 08/28/2013 - 20:36

China’s leaders are creating what they seek to avoid—a coordinated resistance


  • Mon, 07/29/2013 - 21:21

You have to give it to the Chinese.

Religious freedoms only become worse for Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang during Ramadan. Reuters / Stringer China

Why is the Chinese government trying to get Uighurs to slip up on Ramadan fasts?

  • Mon, 07/29/2013 - 21:17

Religious freedoms only become worse for Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang during Ramadan.

Unrest in Xinjiang not work of “Terrorists”

  • Sat, 07/27/2013 - 10:24

China attempts to tie unrest in Xinjiang to groups affiliated with Al Qaeda.

Throttling Dissent: China's New Leaders Refine Internet Control

  • Wed, 07/24/2013 - 00:00

This special report is based on the 2013 China chapter of Freedom House’s annual Freedom on the Net survey.