Uyghur Related

The map shows Shayar county in Aksu prefecture.

Uyghur Shot by Xinjiang Police in Extrajudicial Killing is Deemed Innocent

  • Fri, 04/24/2015 - 20:05

Authorities have not compensated the family for his death or rescinded the promotion of the policeman who killed him.

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

Uyghur-Canadian Interrogated, Pressured to Spy For Chinese Authorities

  • Fri, 04/24/2015 - 20:01

He was brought in for questioning while visiting relatives in Xinjiang.

Chinese Township Official Grabs Uyghur Farmers’ Greenhouses in Xinjiang

  • Thu, 04/23/2015 - 20:29

He gave the facilities to Han Chinese migrants from outside the region.

Members of China's persecuted Muslim minority, the Uyghur's, pose in Montreal, March 11, 2015. (Christinne Muschi For The Globe and Mail)

Uyghur-Canadians say Chinese officials detained, blackmailed them

  • Thu, 04/23/2015 - 20:24

While visiting relatives in the Chinese province of Xinjiang last April, Montrealer Arkin Kurban learned through his brother, who worked in government there, that the internal police were looking for him.

China’s Race Problem: How Beijing Oppresses Minorities

  • Wed, 04/22/2015 - 19:17

At Foreign Affairs, Tibetan Studies professor Gray Tuttle analyzes ethnic prejudice and racism in Chinese society, and how this manifests as political, economic, and social discrimination:

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses Pakistan Parliament. AP/PTI

Xi lauds Pak for backing crackdown in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 04/22/2015 - 19:13

Pakistan on Tuesday conferred its top civilian award 'Nishan-e-Pakistan' on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his outstanding contribution in promotion of relationship between the two countries. President Mamnoon Hussain conferred the award on 61-year-old Xi.

China's Xi Jinping agrees $46bn superhighway to Pakistan

  • Mon, 04/20/2015 - 20:09

China's President Xi Jinping has signed agreements with Pakistan promising investment of $46bn (£30.7bn).

Freedoms and fears of the Uighurs in Kazakhstan

  • Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:43

Central Asian governments are facing pressure from China to clamp down on Uighur demands for their own state.

China police shoot dead two 'terrorists' on Vietnam border

  • Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:39

Chinese police have shot dead two suspected "terrorists" on the border with Vietnam, part of a group of people trying to sneak out of the country, state media said on Friday.

Malika and her children in Kazakhstan

Dreaming of Uighuristan

  • Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:36

The Uighurs of north-western China have long fled to neighbouring countries of Central Asia to escape restrictions on their freedom at home. But now - as China's influence grows across the region - campaigning for Uighur independence has become impossible in Central Asia too.