- Thu, 03/17/2016 - 00:00
Two weeks after China’s President toured state media offices and called for absolute loyalty from the press, a website with links to the government published an explosive letter asking him to resign “for the future of the country and the people.”
- Tue, 03/15/2016 - 21:26
Francis Fukuyama recently argued that President Xi Jinping’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) strategy ‘represents a striking departure in Chinese policy’ whereby Beijing is ‘seeking to export its development model to other countries.’
- Mon, 03/14/2016 - 19:25
The similarities between Tibet and Xinjiang are compelling in many respects.
- Fri, 03/11/2016 - 20:01
Ethnic minority tensions have been on the rise in mainland China. In mid-September 2015, a knife-wielding attack in Aksu, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) claimed the lives of nearly 50 individuals and injured another 50.
- Wed, 03/09/2016 - 21:50
Since 1980 the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been uprooting Tibetan, Uyghur and other minority youths from their communities in Western China and schooling them in the language and culture of the Han majority in eastern and coastal cities thousands of kilometres away.
- Mon, 03/07/2016 - 20:32
The one-two punch of censorship plus propaganda has discredited Western journalism in the eyes of many Chinese.
- Mon, 03/07/2016 - 20:26
In this entry, I profile the spatial pattern ofminzu (ethnicity) and population of the 2010 census of Xinjiang.
- Tue, 03/01/2016 - 21:30
Twenty-four years ago, I went to China to teach English. I was eighteen years old, and it was just three years after the Tiananmen massacre
- Thu, 02/25/2016 - 21:36
French journalist expelled by China describes her fight against official manipulation of information about the troubled Xinjiang region.
- Mon, 02/22/2016 - 18:42
In the course of my research on Chinese human rights lawyers over the past several years, I got to hear a lot about the techniques the government allegedly uses to control them.