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Family planning in Xinjiang - Remote control

  • Thu, 11/05/2015 - 20:03

The government in Xinjiang is trying to limit Muslim births

China to push cultural 'blending' in Xinjiang stability push

  • Wed, 11/04/2015 - 20:06

China will push the study of Mandarin and the "blending" of different races as part of a new stability push in the troubled far western region of Xinjiang, the region's top Communist Party official said in remarks published on Wednesday.

A map of Xinjiang showing the location of Aksu prefecture.

Authorities ‘Ensure Stability’ Through Forced Labor For Uyghurs in Xinjiang Township

  • Tue, 11/03/2015 - 21:39

Adult males must labor seven days a week for no pay, regardless of their ability, sources say.

Xinjiang Cotton Production Falls as Uyghur Farmers Are Diverted From Their Work

  • Tue, 11/03/2015 - 14:46

Political education campaigns and forced labor projects keep Uyghur farmers away from their fields, hurting rural incomes.

China to prosecute former head of Xinjiang border guards

  • Tue, 11/03/2015 - 14:44

Prosecutors plan to bring charges of selling promotions against the former head of border guards in China’s strategically key northwestern region of Xinjiang, the ruling Communist Party said Tuesday.

Uighur men pray in a mosque in Hotan, in China's western Xinjiang region. (Photo by Greg Baker/AFP)

China bans clothing associated with religious extremism

  • Mon, 11/02/2015 - 20:13

Amendments to Criminal Law target Muslim Uighurs

A Uyghur man stands outside a mosque in Turpan, Xinjiang,in a file photo.

Top Xinjiang Editor Expelled From China's Communist Party For 'Opposing Party Line'

  • Mon, 11/02/2015 - 20:11

The expulsion of Zhao Xinwei comes as the ruling party enforces new rules banning its members from going 'off message.'

Chinese flags in the western region of Xinjiang, where the editor of the state-run newspaper has been sacked for “improperly” discussing Beijing’s policies in the violence stricken area. Photograph: Tom Phillips for the Guardian

Chinese newspaper editor sacked for criticising Beijing's 'war on terror'

  • Mon, 11/02/2015 - 20:08

Zhao Xinwei was removed from the state-run Xinjiang Daily for ‘improperly’ discussing government policy in China’s violence-stricken western region

 Zhao Xinyu

Former Editor of Xinjiang Newspaper in China Is Ousted From Communist Party

  • Mon, 11/02/2015 - 20:05

The Communist Party has expelled the recent editor in chief of the official newspaper of the volatile western region of Xinjiang for openly discussing party policy and for corruption, according to an online announcement on Monday by the regional party anticorruption agency. The former editor is expected to face criminal prosecution on related charges.

MEDIA ADVISORY - 2015 Lantos Prize Laureates Announced

  • Thu, 10/29/2015 - 19:38

Kadeer, Manji, Hirsi Ali, To Be Named 2015 Lantos Prize Laureates. Three Women of Muslim Heritage to Receive Distinguished Lantos Award