- Tue, 05/19/2015 - 19:36
Thousands of Uighur Muslims have been forced to flee their native Xinjiang province after the Chinese secret police began arresting religious Uighur men.
- Mon, 05/18/2015 - 22:10
After a year in detention, rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been formally indicted on charges of “inciting ethnic hatred” and “causing a disturbance and provoking trouble.”
- Sat, 05/16/2015 - 09:03
China will ensure that all key public areas are covered with video surveillance cameras by 2020 to fight crime and ensure social stability, the government said on Wednesday, part of a broader push to step up security in response to violent unrest.
- Sat, 05/16/2015 - 08:59
Residents of an ethnically diverse prefecture in far northwest China that borders several nations have been asked to hand over their passports to the police by Friday or have the documents canceled, according to a notice circulating online and an interview with an officer on Thursday.
- Sat, 05/16/2015 - 08:56
The move is part of the Communist Party's 'stability maintenance' measures, which link hotels directly into police databases.
- Wed, 05/13/2015 - 19:49
One police official says the attackers were angry about restrictions placed on the wearing of veils and beards.
- Wed, 05/13/2015 - 19:46
Local sources say two or three are already in police custody, while an exile group says they were likely fleeing China.
- Wed, 05/13/2015 - 19:39
Amnesty International says passport seizures in restive far west are part of wider curb on freedom of movement of ethnic Uighurs
- Wed, 05/13/2015 - 19:36
Human Rights Watch report says detainees electrocuted, shackled to chairs, starved and deprived of sleep to elicit confessions