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Police search for terrorism suspects in Aksu, in far western China's Xinjiang region, in August. Beijing has blamed recent attacks on separatists from Xinjiang. Rights groups accuse China of cultural and religious repression, which they say fuels unrest among the Uighur population. (AFP/Getty Images)

China airing details about suspects in terrorist attacks

  • Mon, 09/15/2014 - 19:37

Just who are the alleged extremists responsible for the wave of terrorist attacks across China in the last year?

China says "rescues" more children from Xinjiang religious schools

  • Mon, 09/15/2014 - 19:30

A sweep on illegal religious activity in the capital of China's unruly far western region of Xinjiang has resulted in 190 children being "rescued", along with the detention of dozens of people, a state newspaper said on Monday.

A Uighur man looks at a truck carrying paramilitary policemen during an anti-terrorism rally in Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang region

Xinjiang Fosters Mixed-Ethnic Living, Xinjiang Daily Says

  • Mon, 09/15/2014 - 19:27

China’s Xinjiang region is building a community where majority Han Chinese and ethnic Uighus can live together, the Xinjiang Daily newspaper reported, as the region grapples with tension between the groups.

Ilshat Hesen's sister, Ilnur Hesen (third from left), in an undated family photo.

Chinese Police Detain U.S.-Based Uyghur Activist’s Sister

  • Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:17

Other family members experience harassment by police in Xinjiang.

 Defendants are escorted by police officers at a courtroom in Kunming City during the trial of four people accused of participating in an attack at a train station in southwestern China, in this still image taken from video September 12, 2014.  Credit: Reuters/CCTV via Reuters TV

Three get death for China train station attack

  • Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:13

By Ben Blanchard
BEIJING Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:24am EDT

China Urges Faster Prosecution Of Xinjiang Terror Cases: Xinhua

  • Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:11

A call by China's top prosecutor for swifter trials of "terrorists, religious extremists and makers of firearms and explosives" in the troubled region of Xinjiang threatens to fuel abuse of suspects' rights, a human rights group said on Friday.

‘Fearless’ Uyghur Murder Suspects Make Bold Showing at Xinjiang Market

  • Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:30

The duo has evaded Chinese authorities for two months.

China Shackles Uighur Scholar's Feet for a Month

  • Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:25

For more than a month, Chinese authorities have shackled the ankles of an outspoken minority Uighur scholar accused of separatism while he awaits trial, his lawyer said Thursday.

Dispatches From Xinjiang: The Art Of The China-Eurasia Expo

  • Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:22

It was a busy week in Ürümchi: musicals, archeology exhibits, art shows, a ComiCon festival, and thousands of visitors from outside the “autonomous” region.

An anti-terrorism force including public security police and the armed police attend an anti-terrorism joint exercise in China's Xinjiang region. (AFP)

China offers hefty rewards for 'terrorism' tips in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:37

China is offering up to 1 million yuan ($160,000) in rewards to "terrorism" informants in its western Xinjiang region, state media said on Tuesday, in the latest policy aimed at getting a handle on unrest there.