- Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:23
A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China’s volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday.
- Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:44
At least two sources say the death toll may have exceeded 50 but the information cannot be officially verified.
- Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:30
New reports point to deaths and injuries amid a government information blackout.
- Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:21
Beijing’s new religious freedom restrictions on ethnic minority Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang amid an anti-terror campaign could trigger new violence in the already restive region, the United States warned Monday
- Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:18
A Chinese official says 13 people were killed on Monday in the latest outbreak of violence in the western region of Xinjiang.
- Sat, 07/26/2014 - 17:30
The Uyghurs are ordered imprisoned between six months and seven years after a hushed-up trial.
- Fri, 07/25/2014 - 18:58
China has banned bus passengers in the capital of western Xinjiang region from carrying items ranging from cigarette lighters to yogurt, state media said on Friday, in the latest effort by authorities to prevent violent attacks.
- Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:57
China discourages Uighurs from practicing Islam. This year during Ramadan, state media declared that fasting is unhealthy.
- Mon, 07/21/2014 - 19:31
Headline-grabbing “people’s war” on terrorism is a nationwide crackdown designed to show that president Xi Jinping’s Communist Party is taking charge
- Mon, 07/21/2014 - 19:24
Hundreds of suspected Uygurs are being held in Thai immigration camps while officials try to validate their desperate claims of Turkish nationality. Deportation to China, they know, could be a deadly fate, writes Gabrielle Paluch