- Thu, 02/12/2015 - 21:17
Who are the Uighurs and why have they become such an issue in East Asia? Here is a simplified analysis – absent of ideology, cant and misunderstanding – that you won’t normally find in the mainstream news media.
- Tue, 02/10/2015 - 19:35
In late January, Chinese authorities announced that they are considering formal charges against Pu Zhiqiang, one of China’s most prominent human rights lawyers, who has been in detention since last May.
- Mon, 02/09/2015 - 19:25
Beijing says radicalized members of its Uighur minority are terrorists with ties to the Islamic State and al Qaeda, but its repressive policies may be helping to fuel the violence.
- Wed, 02/04/2015 - 20:36
This week, regional authorities outlawed Islamic veils from all public spaces in the regional capital of China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR).
- Mon, 02/02/2015 - 18:00
Earlier this month, a ban on publicly wearing burqas, full-face veils and full-body coverings passed in Urumchi, the capital of the Uyghur region in China.
- Tue, 01/27/2015 - 20:17
China’s rise in Central Asia is not a new phenomenon. For the past decade, Beijing has gradually moved to become the most significant and consequential actor on the ground in a region that was previously considered Russia’s backyard.
- Fri, 01/23/2015 - 19:46
What the data reveals about the ongoing insurgency in Xinjiang.
- Tue, 01/20/2015 - 19:49
What’s at the heart of mounting tensions between the Chinese government and ethnic Uighurs?