- Wed, 02/26/2014 - 21:32
Prominent Uighur scholar, Ilham Tohti, has been formally arrested and charged with “separatism” in China.
- Sat, 02/22/2014 - 18:09
A senior Chinese official has warned the West against meddling in his country’s domestic affairs. Zhu Weiqun said that China has “time on its side” to win over Western opinion to its point of view on the restive regions of Tibet and Xinjiang.
- Wed, 02/12/2014 - 21:07
PEOPLE can usually recognise an egregious violation of religious freedom when they see one.
- Tue, 02/11/2014 - 19:21
Genghis Khan was a 13th-century warrior in central Asia who founded the Mongol Empire, one of the largest empires in history.
- Fri, 02/07/2014 - 18:09
What would you do if your publisher was detained after something so innocuous as delivering a can of paint to a friend?
- Mon, 02/03/2014 - 20:39
A recent shootout near the Chinese border raises questions.
- Mon, 02/03/2014 - 20:28
On 29 October, a Uyghur man, accompanied by his wife and mother, rammed his Jeep through the barriers at Tiananmen Gate, wreaking death and destruction in the symbolic heart of the capital.
- Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:58
Alleged ethnic Uighur militants set off two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Xinhe town, in the Aksu prefecture of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, on 24 January.
- Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:52
Dr. Ilham Tohti, a Professor of economics at the Central Minorities University in Beijing was arrested after a raid of his apartment and materials in it.
- Thu, 01/30/2014 - 09:42
Ilham Tohti, prominent Uighur scholar and founder of the website “Uighur Online”, was taken from his home in Beijing by authorities on 15 January. His whereabouts are currently unknown. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.