- Thu, 02/26/2015 - 00:00
The reports of bloodshed are nonstop. On Feb. 13, a man grabbed a police officer and then set off explosives strapped to his body, killing as many as eight people. Three days later, a father and son were shot and killed in another clash with the police.
- Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:48
During 2014, the ruling Chinese Communist Party intensified its targeting of ethnic minority groups with an "anti-terror" campaign in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang
- Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:50
The World Uyghur Congress has published its annual human rights report, which focuses on the most important human rights issues faced by Uyghurs living in East Turkestan.
- Mon, 02/23/2015 - 08:44
Dead from Feb. 17 clash include four police and four bystanders hit by indiscriminate police gunfire
- Mon, 02/23/2015 - 08:39
Urumqi, the capital of northwest Xinjiang Province, is a city that operates on two clocks.
- Fri, 02/20/2015 - 00:00
Afghanistan arrested and handed over several Muslim Uighur militants from China's west in an effort to persuade China to use its influence with Pakistan to help start negotiations with the Taliban, Afghan security officials said on Friday.
- Thu, 02/19/2015 - 20:08
China's top cotton producer, a quasi-military body formed 60 years ago to settle the far west Xinjiang area, is resisting a government policy that could force it to cut output in an industry employing hundreds of thousands in the restive region.
- Thu, 02/19/2015 - 20:02
A Uyghur farmer on his way to work in the fields was shot and killed by police in northwestern China’s restive Xinjiang region this week after he pulled a knife on officers attempting to detain him, sources said.
- Wed, 02/18/2015 - 19:13
Afghanistan is among several countries under pressure to deport Chinese members of the Muslim ethnic group.
- Wed, 02/18/2015 - 19:07
Painter Mikray Pida is a member of Washington’s small but significant population of Uyghurs, Turkic-speaking people native to Xinjiang, a contested area of western China.