- Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:21
Karamay's clumsy policy is likely to fray nerves further in an already tense region.
- Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
Ilham Tohti, the Uighur academic who is facing charges of separatism, has rejected the allegations that he was the ringleader of a group advocating the creation of an independent Uighur homeland in China’s far western region of Xinjiang, his lawyers said Tuesday.
- Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:10
China plans to adopt the same family planning policies for all ethnic groups in Xinjiang, the western province’s Communist Party chief wrote in an essay, signaling further curbs for the Uighur Muslim minority.
- Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:08
A city in China's restive western region of Xinjiang has banned people with head scarves, veils and long beards from boarding buses, as the government battles unrest with a policy that critics said discriminates against Muslims.
- Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:05
Chinese authorities here want to know what you eat and when you eat it. How you style your hair, how you dress, and what songs are on your iPad or smartphone.
- Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:58
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source.
- Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:54
A city in China's violence-hit Xinjiang region has banned people with long beards from riding public buses, the latest move likely to aggravate many in the region's predominantly Muslim Uighur community.
- Tue, 08/05/2014 - 17:11
World Uyghur Congress leader Rebiya Kadeer cites ‘evidence from the ground’ for the much higher death toll.
- Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:31
The Chinese government will “strike with awe-inspiring force” against people it says are Islamic terrorists causing bloodshed in the western region of Xinjiang, Zhang Chunxian, the top Communist Party leader there, said last week.
- Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:21
Two days after an armed group assaulted local government offices and a police station here, security officials blocked traffic from entering the area around the crime scene.