A member of the Chinese paramilitary police stands in front of an armored vehicle in Hotan, in Xinjiang, China. The Chinese regime has deepened its suppression of the Uyghur ethnic group in the region. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

CHINA SECURITY: How China is using the Paris attacks to promote the persecution of Uyghurs

  • Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:29

The Chinese regime wasted no time after the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris to call on the world to support its own brand of “counterterrorism” by helping it suppress the Uyghur minority group in Xinjiang, also known as East Turkestan.

Chinese paramilitary forces taking part in the manhunt for the militants who attacked a mine in Xinjiang two months ago. Photo: SCMP Pictures

China: Allow Independent Investigations Into Xinjiang Violence

  • Tue, 11/24/2015 - 18:27

Deadly Counterterror Raid Increases Excess Force Concerns

Urumqi, in China’s Xinjiang region. The area has long been home to experiments in Internet surveillance and censorship. Credit Goh Chai Hin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

China Cuts Mobile Service of Xinjiang Residents Evading Internet Filters

  • Tue, 11/24/2015 - 18:23

The Chinese government is shutting down the mobile service of residents in Xinjiang who use software that lets them circumvent Internet filters, escalating an already aggressive electronic surveillance strategy in the country’s fractious western territory.

A Chinese man sits behind a Uighur woman on a public bus in Urumqi, in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, on May 23, 2014.  (Andy Wong / Associated Press)

China urges joint anti-terror efforts, but reveals little about attacks on its soil

  • Mon, 11/23/2015 - 19:00

In September, a group of knife-wielding men laid siege to a coal mine in China’s far west, killing at least 11 civilians, three policemen and two paramilitary police officers -- a death toll greater than January’s assault by Islamic terrorists on the Charlie Hebdo magazine office in Paris.

Chinese paramilitary forces taking part in the manhunt for the militants who attacked a mine in Xinjiang two months ago. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Flamethrower used to flush out knife-wielding militants in China’s Xinjiang region, says state media

  • Mon, 11/23/2015 - 18:56

Chinese paramilitary forces used a flamethrower against suspects hiding in a cave during a counterterrorism operation in the Xinjiang region, the military’s official newspaper reported on Monday.

Chinese security forces carry out anti-terror missions. Photo: SCMP Pictures

China's propaganda wing puts spotlight on terror crackdown in the wake of Paris attacks

  • Mon, 11/23/2015 - 18:53

Authorities make public details of security forces' missions in the wake of Paris attacks

China Says Kills 28 Suspects in Xinjiang Coal Mine Attack After 56-day Manhunt

  • Mon, 11/23/2015 - 18:50

Official media report silent on earlier police revelations that women and children were slain along with the male suspects.

France's President Francois Hollande with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping Reuters/Jason Lee/Pool

China may use Paris attacks to justify Xinjiang crackdown, experts

  • Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:25

The Islamic State (IS) armed group's claim on Thursday to have killed two more hostages - one Chinese, the other Norwegian - has dragged China into the ongoing conflict with the Islamist movement.

China maintain high security levels in Xinjiang

Chinese forces kill 28 people 'responsible for Xinjiang mine attack'

  • Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:21

Chinese security forces have killed 28 people allegedly responsible for a deadly attack on a coal mine in Xinjiang, state media has said.

China denies having political prisoners, says does not allow torture

  • Thu, 11/19/2015 - 18:33

China denied that it held political prisoners and said its government prohibited use of torture when it faced a United Nations' review of its record on Wednesday, evoking derision from exiled dissidents.