Uyghur Related

Minitrue: Violent Incident in Kashgar

  • Tue, 10/21/2014 - 20:06

Temporarily do not report on the violent incident that occurred Sunday [October 12] in Maralbeshi, Kashgar, Xinjiang.

Bayandai residents walk past an ethinic unity poster and a police check point

China launches massive rural 'surveillance' project to watch over Uighurs

  • Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:10

After violent clashes that left possibly hundreds of Muslim Uighurs dead, 200,000 Communist party officials are fanning out across the far-western region of Xinjiang to win the hearts and minds of locals

Chinese police officers and paramilitary policemen patrol a street in Kashgar city, July 23, 2014.

At Least 22 People Are Reported Killed in Attack at a Market in Western China

  • Mon, 10/20/2014 - 20:53

An attack on a farmers market in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang has reportedly left at least 22 people dead and dozens injured, Radio Free Asia, the news service financed by the American government, has reported.

22 Killed in Farmers' Market Attack in Xinjiang's Kashgar Prefecture

  • Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:51

Police say the attack was staged by Uyghur men armed with knives and explosives.


  • Fri, 10/17/2014 - 20:54

Most Chinese police have long gone without firearms. In the wake of terrorist incidents, that is changing

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy (C) and President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso in Milan, Italy, Oct. 15, 2014. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)

EU, China agree to step up cooperation against terrorism - EU

  • Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:21

Leaders from China and the European Union agreed to step up cooperation to counter extremism and terrorism in the Middle East and Africa, the EU said on Thursday.

China broadcaster says Xinjiang attack mastermind sought Islamic state

  • Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:37

A mastermind of violence in China's Xinjiang region in which almost 100 people were killed sought to establish an Islamic state, official media said on Wednesday, reinforcing government warnings about an Islamist threat.

Investment funds heading for Xinjiang, chasing economic development

  • Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:34

Investment funds are flowing into China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Xinjiang-related stocks are rising steadily in the Chinese stock market, outpacing the performance of the Shanghai Composite Index.

Uighur group condemns sentencing of 12 to death in China

  • Tue, 10/14/2014 - 20:22

An overseas-based Uighur exile group on Tuesday denounced the sentencing to death of 12 people in China's Xinjiang, saying the government's approach "will invariably exacerbate an already tense situation" in the far-western region.

Map showing Hotan’s Guma county.

Three Police Officers Among Eight Killed in New Xinjiang Violence

  • Mon, 10/13/2014 - 20:07

Two Uyghur attackers are shot dead by police after they go on a killing