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A taxi drives past Chinese and British flags on the Mall in London, Britain October 19, 2015. © 2015 Reuters

Britain should stand up to Beijing on human rights

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 20:52

When George Osborne visited China last month, he spoke gushingly about the huge opportunities for British businesses there. “Part of my job here,” he said, “is to help explain to the British people what’s going in China and how exciting it is.”

Crackdown breeds Uighur resentment of China’s deserving Han heroes

  • Fri, 10/16/2015 - 19:34

The security-led response is leading to greater tension

China’s Great Game: In Russia’s backyard

  • Thu, 10/15/2015 - 21:25

Beijing’s hope to reshape the former Soviet states of central Asia is at odds with Moscow’s ambitions

China’s Great Game: New frontier, old foes

  • Wed, 10/14/2015 - 21:21

FT series: Beijing’s attempts to tame energy-rich Xinjiang may be stoking unrest from its ethnic Uighurs

China’s Great Game: Road to a new empire

  • Tue, 10/13/2015 - 19:23

FT series: A modern Silk Road is Beijing’s signature foreign policy

Why Did Britain's Chancellor Visit Xinjiang?

  • Tue, 10/06/2015 - 20:30

“It is now clear that the British Treasury rather than the Foreign Office runs China policy.”

China's 'Protracted War' in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 10/05/2015 - 19:35

One of China’s top leaders preaches stability and ethnic unity in Xinjiang, even as news of more violence emerges.

Why did George Osborne visit Xinjiang?

  • Mon, 09/28/2015 - 20:51

This week the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer (Finance Minister), George Osborne, made a flying visit to Urumqi following the meeting of the China-UK Strategic and Economic Dialogue. In doing so, he became the first British Minister to visit China’s restive Xinjiang Autonomous Region.

Xi's US Trip: A Chance to Stand up for Uyghur Rights

  • Thu, 09/24/2015 - 17:34

Xi Jinping’s trip to the U.S. and address to the UN provide an opportunity to highlight abuses of Uyghur human rights.

Xi's US visit - Anything but human rights?

  • Thu, 09/24/2015 - 17:24

China's President Xi and his US counterpart Obama are set to discuss an array of issues, including trade, cybersecurity and South China Sea disputes during their meeting at the White House. But what about human rights?