- Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:45
On July 9, Chinese State Councilor Yang Jieqi chastised the U.S. for refusing to acknowledge Chinese-labeled acts of terrorism during a U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
- Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:34
Since its occupation by China after 1949, there has been discomfort in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (historically known as East Turkestan) with Chinese rule and meddling in the region’s affairs by the central government located 1,600 kilometers to the east.
- Mon, 08/11/2014 - 22:53
Enver Tohti was a surgeon in a hospital in Xinjiang, in the northwestern part of China, when, in June 1995, he was instructed by his superior to prepare for an adventure — surgery in the field.
- Thu, 08/07/2014 - 22:11
An iron fist in Xinjiang is fuelling an insurrection. China’s leadership must switch tactics
- Thu, 08/07/2014 - 22:07
Getty photographer Kevin Frayer documents a people fighting to maintain their cultural and religious independence
- Thu, 08/07/2014 - 22:02
New episodes of violence and repression have heightened tensions in Xinjiang
- Thu, 08/07/2014 - 21:59
In a Chinese regional capital, Uighurs and Hans live in fearful, policed peace
- Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:35
A series of violent incidents in China involving Uyghurs has focused increasing attention on the Turkic Muslim minority group and on the religious and political situation in their homeland, China’s vast northwestern province known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR or East Turkistan).
- Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:55
The increasing tensions between the Uighurs and the Chinese government, and the increasing number of violent incidents in Xinjiang (aka East Turkistan) in the last two years demonstrate that the region has become a hot bed of ethnic conflict.
- Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:03
A lot of people turned out for the final day of the Xinjiang Art Biennale on July 20 at the International Expo Center.