- Thu, 05/26/2016 - 21:56
Since violent ethnic protests and riots erupted in the western borderlands of China in 2008 and 2009, many scholars have been trying to pinpoint the sources of the unrest.
- Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:26
Armed conflicts are like living organisms. Some grow and die in the blink of an eye, others ebb and flow like the tides of a river and others survive half buried, but alive, for centuries. In Xinjiang, its been over 300 years … and counting.
- Wed, 05/18/2016 - 23:19
India denies that it caved to pressure from China in cancelling a prominent Uighur activist’s visa, but its explanations don’t stand up to scrutiny.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:03
India’s bungled handling of Dolkun Isa’s visa will have long-term ramifications for Delhi’s China policy.
- Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:56
The cancellation of the visa will inevitably damage the credibility of the government and expose it to the charge that it does not have the ability to stand up to Chinese pressure.
- Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:29
For more than a decade, China has embraced its “Go West” policy of spreading industrialization and economic growth from coastal provinces inland.
- Thu, 04/07/2016 - 19:34
Ilham Tohti, an Economics professor formerly at Minzu University in Beijing, and an advocate for the rights of the Chinese Uighur community, still sits in jail, sentenced to a life in prison for expressing his beliefs in a peaceful way.
- Thu, 04/07/2016 - 19:11
“China’s censors, secret police, and even President Xi Jinping may not be as all-powerful as they appear.”
- Mon, 04/04/2016 - 20:15
The Uyghur people are a Turkic ethnic group whose homeland of East Turkestan is located in northwestern China.
- Mon, 04/04/2016 - 20:07
Xi Jinping is trying to do the impossible – modernise China’s armed forces without spending the kind of sums that would alarm its neighbours, while simultaneously strengthening itself to deal with internal security challenges.