Uyghur Related

Chinese armed police patrolling on motorbikes along a street in Hotan, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, April 16, 2015.

China Shutters Uyghur Websites For 'Harming Ethnic Unity'

  • Wed, 01/27/2016 - 20:56

A news account on the popular WeChat app is also shuttered after a misleading headline, showing the authorities' hair-trigger fear of public reaction.

A police officer guards a corridor that is forbidden for visiting journalists to see during a government-organized tour of the Number One Detention Center in Beijing, Oct. 25, 2012. Alexander F. Yuan / AP

China: Reverse Downward Rights Spiral

  • Wed, 01/27/2016 - 20:53

Aggressive Crackdown on Expression, Religion, and Association

Freedom in the World - 2016

  • Wed, 01/27/2016 - 20:45

Anxious Dictators, Wavering Democracies: Global Freedom under Pressure

Single group of hackers targets Uyghur, Tibetan activists

  • Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:45

The information sought would be of most interest to a nation-state, Palo Alto said in a new report

Armed paramilitary policemen run in formation during a gathering to mobilise security operations in Urumqi, Xinjiang, in 2013. Photo: Reuters

Xinjiang officials backed and took part in terror acts but security crackdown to go on: discipline official

  • Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:42

Some officials in China’s far western Xinjiang have been found supporting terrorist activities in the region but the authorities’ anti-terror crackdown is still going strong, a government official says.

How China's spies can watch you at your desk

  • Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:24

60 Minutes reports on how the Chinese government steals trade secrets from American business people-and why CEOs in the U.S. keep it quiet

A map shows Qaraqash county in Xinjiang's Hotan prefecture.

Chinese Jailers Abuse Uyghur Inmate For Not Speaking Mandarin

  • Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:04

Ghojimemet Abdujappar says guards knocked out three of his teeth while he was in prison for ‘illegal petitioning.’

Former Xinjiang party chief jailed for corruption

  • Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:54

A former Communist Party chief in China's Xinjiang region has been jailed for 12 years for corruption, state media report.

A group of Uyghur women stand outside a mosque in Kashgar, in farwest China's Xinjiang region (AFP Photo/Carol Huang)

China plans new law to combat religious extremism

  • Tue, 01/19/2016 - 18:55

Minority Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang fear move a further clampdown on faith

Hundreds of academics urge China’s President to free Professor Ilham Tohti

  • Fri, 01/15/2016 - 19:23

Four hundred academics from across the world have called on China’s President Xi Jinping to immediately release Uighur Professor Ilham Tohti, on the second anniversary of the day he was taken into custody by authorities.