- Wed, 11/12/2014 - 20:09
More than 100 migrants thought to be from China's Uighur minority have escaped from shelters in Thailand, with authorities fearing they have fallen into the hands of a human trafficking ring, an official said on Wednesday
- Wed, 11/12/2014 - 20:03
The prison terms range from five to 16 years.
- Wed, 11/12/2014 - 20:00
The authorities in Xinjiang, an ethnically divided region in northwest China, have imprisoned 22 people in a mass sentencing that included charges of rape, disturbing public order and “illegal preaching,” a state news media outlet reported on Tuesday.
- Tue, 11/11/2014 - 21:18
China has jailed almost two dozen people including "wild imams" who preach illegally in the western region of Xinjiang where the government says Islamists are waging a violent campaign for a separate state, Chinese media reported on Tuesday.
- Tue, 11/11/2014 - 21:10
The Chinese government has blamed every major terrorist attack in the country in recent years on extremists from the ethnic Uighur Muslim minority.
- Tue, 11/11/2014 - 21:03
President Xi Jinping's notice of $40 billion to boost trade could mean more repression in Xinjiang, advocates say
- Fri, 11/07/2014 - 19:43
Last week, 489 people from the far western region of Xinjiang got off a government-chartered train in the city of Guangzhou to start factory jobs in southeastern China.
- Thu, 11/06/2014 - 22:38
Since the British first tried and failed to subdue Afghanistan in the 19th century, stumbling into a costly Afghan war seems to have become a mandatory step for global power players.
- Thu, 11/06/2014 - 22:33
As a winter chill settled across China’s far northwest, 489 people boarded a chartered train in the city of Urumqi for the 50-hour ride to the country’s opposite corner, in semitropical Guangdong Province, to take up new factory jobs.
- Thu, 11/06/2014 - 22:30
US President Obama will have a private meeting with president of communist China, Xi Jinping, on Nov. 12. For this meeting, nine human rights organisations including human rights observers and Amnesty International have issued open letters urging Obama to devote attention to the issue of human rights in China during the APEC summit.