- Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:42
Human Rights Groups Say Repression of Ethnic and Religious Minorities Continues
- Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:37
China will require identification from passengers buying long-distance bus tickets in far-western Xinjiang, state media said on Wednesday, as police seek to monitor travel in a region beset by violence.
- Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:24
An "anti-terrorism" campaign -- focusing on Xinjiang, home to the Turkic Uighur Muslim ethnic group -- was launched by China’s central government May 23.
- Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:25
China has reprimanded 15 Xinjiang officials for violations that include adhering to religious faith, state media said on Tuesday, amid a crackdown on what the government calls illegal religious activities in the unruly western region.
- Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:22
Building dozens of new cities and towns in the restive western region of Xinjiang provides a ‘fundamental solution’ to the escalating threat of terrorist attacks, officials claim
- Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:19
They come for the camel rides, the chance to dress up like a conquering Qing dynasty soldier or to take selfies in front of one of the most historic Islamic shrines in Xinjiang, the sprawling region in China’s far northwest.
- Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:16
Three days after an eruption of violence in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang this summer left nearly 100 people dead, the region’s “antiterrorist command” asked the country’s biggest space and defense contractor for help.
- Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:13
The parent of PetroChina Co. plans to sell oil and gas field stakes to local investors in the northwest province of Xinjiang as part of government efforts to bring growth and jobs to the restive region, said two company officials.
- Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:11
An overseas Uighur rights organization has protested the Chinese government's use of drones in a security crackdown in the ethnic group's home region of Xinjiang, saying it would intensify tensions that have left dozens of people dead this year.
- Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:08
China has started using surveillance drones following Muslim minority riots in restive Xinjiang province at the end of July, state media said on Monday.