- Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:25
A Chinese court’s conviction on Sept. 23 of Ilham Tohti, an economics professor, on charges of “separatism” and its sentencing him to life imprisonment highlight the government’s efforts to subdue unrest in Xinjiang, the country’s far-western region that is also home to most Uighurs, the Muslim ethnic group to which Tohti belongs.
CECC Chairs Issue Statements on Ilham Tohti’s Sentencing, Concerned about Fate of Students Detained With Him
- Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:20
The Chairman and Cochairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) condemn the September 23 conviction and life imprisonment of Uyghur scholar and rights advocate Ilham Tohti and call for his unconditional release.
- Wed, 10/01/2014 - 21:14
Rebiya Kadeer told Foreign Policy that how the Hong Kong protests play out could have far-reaching implications for the Uighur people in far-western China.
- Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:43
It's a striking expanse of rolling sand dunes and oases, peppered with stunning old ruins of the Silk Road trade and marked by busy and outwardly prosperous cities and towns.
Embassy refuses to deny claims Chinese government issued 'veiled threats' to the ABC over Foreign Correspondent episode
- Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:31
The Chinese embassy has not denied claims its government issued 'veiled threats' to the ABC over an upcoming Foreign Correspondent episode.
- Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:27
Writers Protest Life Sentence for Uyghur Writer Who Has Committed No Crime
- Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:18
“Ever get the feeling you’re being followed?”
- Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:06
We set out to cross China's vast western province of Xinjiang knowing that journalists have been blocked from reaching many areas in this increasingly troubled region.
- Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:58
Senior Chinese officials have warned the ABC there will be "wider implications" over its Foreign Correspondent story about unrest in western China.
- Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:02
A Chinese court has sentenced two teenagers to death for what the authorities said was their role in the murder of a prominent Islamic cleric in the western region of Xinjiang, the state news media reported Monday.