- Mon, 03/30/2015 - 00:00
A court in China's mainly Muslim Xinjiang region has sentenced a man to six years in prison for "provoking trouble" and growing a beard, a practise discouraged by local authorities, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
- Fri, 03/27/2015 - 15:52
Strong winds help spread the blaze, leaving seven dead and eight injured in Karamay, sources say.
- Wed, 03/25/2015 - 17:14
A group of suspected Uighur Muslims has become the focus of a diplomatic tug-of-war in Thailand between China and Turkey, with both countries wanting to repatriate them and hundreds of other suspected Uighurs detained in Thailand as illegal immigrants.
- Tue, 03/24/2015 - 19:13
Official at Turkish embassy in Bangkok confirms to Anadolu Agency that family - in custody since last year - are now Turkish citizens.
- Tue, 03/24/2015 - 19:11
Filmmaker Patricio Henriquez constructs a crushing yet compassionate documentary on an oppression faced by an already persecuted and globally neglected community
- Tue, 03/24/2015 - 19:07
Three men convicted of involvement in the Kunming knife attack have been executed, a court in China says.
- Tue, 03/24/2015 - 19:04
Government move to ban wearing of face coverings may trigger a backlash in Xinjiang
- Tue, 03/24/2015 - 18:59
Four Chinese Uighurs went on trial Monday in Indonesia on charges they engaged in an "evil conspiracy" with Indonesian terrorists including a fugitive militant alleged to be behind murders of police.
- Mon, 03/23/2015 - 22:36
A group of Uyghurs snatched him from his home two weeks ago.
- Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:15
Payzulla Polat doesn’t want to talk about politics. And who can blame him? If his homeland of Xinjiang—a massive frontier province in northwest China—is ever in the news, it’s for terrorist attacks and human rights violations. He prefers to talk about music and food.