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Ilham Tohti

Ilham Tohti: A Short Introduction

  • Mon, 02/08/2016 - 19:47

Ilham Tohti is the most renowned Uyghur public intellectual in the People’s Republic of China.

A policeman tries to stop a photographer from taking pictures at a police checkpoint in Beijing, Mar. 6, 2013.

China’s Rule of Fear

  • Mon, 02/08/2016 - 19:35

China is once again gripped by fear in a way it has not been since the era of Mao Zedong.

DPP's Tsai Ing-Wen (r.) defeated Kuomintang's Eric Chu (l.) for the presidency of Taiwan.

Taiwan Democracy Defeats China Autocracy: 1/27/16: Gordon Chang. David Feith. Alim Seytoff. Bruce Bechtol. Charles Bausman.

  • Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:18

Taiwan Democracy Defeats China Autocracy: 1/27/16: Gordon Chang, Daily Beast. David Feith, WSJ Editorial. Alim Seytoff, Uyghur American Association. Bruce Bechtol, “North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era.” Charles Bausman, Russia Insider.

A series of violent incidents in their homeland have intermittently propelled the Uyghurs into recent international consciousness. April1, 2011 PHOTO: ZAMAN, ALİ ÜNAL

Conference: The Uyghurs are not an ignored people

  • Fri, 01/29/2016 - 19:00

A series of violent incidents in their homeland have intermittently propelled the Uyghurs into recent international consciousness.

Is China’s Silk Road Coming to Europe? Not So Fast

  • Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:52

China’s attempts to extend the New Silk Road westward have encountered problems.

China must desist from its hardline moves to suppress human rights

  • Tue, 01/26/2016 - 19:18

Chinese President Xi Jinping has apparently been further escalating his rule with force.

China’s Comprehensive Counter-Terrorism Law

  • Tue, 01/26/2016 - 19:13

A closer look at the contents of China’s first comprehensive anti-terrorism law.

A homeless Muslim Uighur woman sleeps in Urumqi on July 5, 2010. Peter Parks AFP

Why are people disappearing in China?

  • Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:50

The Chinese government has a novel solution to the growing problem of illegal enforced disappearances.

China’s foreign policy: Well-wishing

  • Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:42

Xi Jinping’s tour of the Middle East shows China’s growing stake there

A crisis of faith

  • Thu, 01/14/2016 - 19:40

In their response to wobbly markets, China’s leaders reveal their fears

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