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Is China a Ticking Time Bomb of Ethnic Contradictions?

  • Mon, 09/26/2016 - 22:05

China’s ethnic periphery can be a volatile place. Over the past decade, violence has repeatedly marred the remote yet strategic regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, which comprise nearly a third of Chinese territory and are its chief sources of oil and water.

Ilham Tohti speaks to students at Beijing’s Minzu University of China in 2009. © 2009 Associated Press

China Wants You to Forget Ilham Tohti

  • Wed, 09/21/2016 - 18:07

Uyghur Critic, 2 Years Into Life Sentence, Should Be Freed

Uyghur Muslims at a praying

Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is Taking Over China's Social Media Scene

  • Tue, 09/13/2016 - 21:36

Why are Chinese netizens rallying against Muslims?

Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

China’s Latest Crackdown Is Not Its Worst

  • Wed, 09/07/2016 - 18:54

The crackdown on rights defenders pales in comparisons to long term oppression of religious and ethnic minorities.

What Is “Pubic Interest”? 什么是公众利益?

  • Tue, 09/06/2016 - 18:42

In October 2015 when Theresa May was still the Home Secretary, the Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the UK.

Obama Goes to Hangzhou

  • Fri, 09/02/2016 - 19:35

Human rights cannot be treated as a stand-alone issue anymore.

China, Xinjiang and the Roots of Uyghur Separatism and Terrorism

  • Thu, 09/01/2016 - 21:31

Dr, Sean R. Roberts from the The George Washington University talks about China, Xinjiang and the Roots of Uyghur Separatism and Terrorism at The Australian National University

China’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Action: The Case of Xinjiang

  • Thu, 09/01/2016 - 21:20

Julia M. Famularo from Project 2049 Institute talks about China’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Action: The Case of Xinjiang, at The Australian National University

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire, and daughter Ella-Grace wave as they board a government plane to leave for China.

Cultivating relations with China a slippery slope for Trudeau

  • Mon, 08/29/2016 - 21:30

Justin Trudeau’s much ballyhooed sojourn to China in pursuit of an elevation of Sino-Canadian relations is fraught with risk to Canada’s economic sovereignty.

Urban Heritage of the Silk Road

  • Fri, 08/26/2016 - 18:17

Xinjiang’s largest cities have undergone a series of redevelopment programs over the last decade.