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Press Availability in Beijing, China

  • Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:57

Good evening, everybody. Thank you for being patient. We’re delighted to be here. Let me begin by thanking our Chinese hosts for their very warm welcome

Armed police patrol a market in Urumqi in northwest China’s Xinjiang region. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Security presence adds to tensions between Uighurs and Han Chinese

  • Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:52

Muslim factions feel their culture is under attack as Beijing cracks the whip

Halliburton's new China JV targets Xinjiang tight oil, gas

  • Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:49

A newly formed oil service joint venture between a private Chinese firm and U.S. oil service giant Halliburton Co plans to focus on tapping tight oil and gas reserves in China's remote western region of Xinjiang.

Video: Muslims in China confront obstacles to Ramadan fasting

  • Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:45

Chinese Muslims say they are facing growing discrimination within their country, after officials banned students and civil servants in the western region of Xinjiang from observing fasting rituals during the month of Ramadan.

Security forces participate in a military drill in Hotan, Xinjiang, June 6, 2014.

Four Arrested in Stabbing Death of Xinjiang Police Officer

  • Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:49

The officer had recently been tasked to run an anti-terror campaign in the region.

Kashgar Normal College distributes bottles of water and free food to Muslim students in an apparent bid to discourage them from fasting during Ramadan, July 8, 2014.

Kashgar College in Xinjiang Threatens Fasting Muslim Students With Expulsion

  • Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:46

College administrators distribute bottles of water and offer free lunches to students during Ramadan, and those who refuse are blacklisted.

Xinjiang serves as backdrop to US-China dialogue

  • Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:43

Questions of 'comprehensive security' collaborations will kick off the annual meeting of US and Chinese leaders

Tourists take photos of a mosque near the city bazaar in Xinjiang's capital Urumqi, July 5, 2013


  • Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:40

United States yesterday, joined the international community to condemn Chinese authorities' ban on Uighur civil servants and students from observing the Ramadan fast

Ilham Tohti, left, and Elliot Sperling in August 2012. Mr. Sperling, who teaches Tibetan history, said he believed that China was punishing him for his backing of Mr. Tohti. Elliot Sperling

China Denies Entry to an American Scholar Who Spoke Up for a Uighur Colleague

  • Tue, 07/08/2014 - 20:57

When Elliot Sperling, an American professor, landed here in Beijing after a 12-hour flight from the New York area last weekend, he found himself dragged by border officers into a back room in the airport for an interrogation.

Fully armed Chinese paramilitary police officers stand guard along a street in Urumqi, May 23, 2014

China Holds Hundreds of Uyghurs As 'Anti-Terror' Campaign Spreads

  • Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:59

Uyghurs are also being denied access to accommodation in Beijing, local rights activists say.