- Fri, 01/16/2015 - 13:16
On January 10, the day 1.5 million people filled Paris's streets in solidarity against the terror attacks in that city, China’s official Xinhua news service published a self-serving editorial arguing that France’s free-wheeling media abetted the attack.
- Fri, 01/16/2015 - 13:11
This week, Chinese state media reported that Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region had approved a ban on the wearing of the Islamic burqa in public spaces in the city of Urumqi.
- Fri, 01/16/2015 - 13:07
Police at a county in China’s restive Xinjiang region became the target of mocking and criticism after releasing recruitment posters that looked like they came from the set of a sci-fi or action film.
- Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:55
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has confirmed that 10 Turkish citizens are under arrest in China on charges of trying to smuggle people out of the country, but it did not say they had been helping terrorism suspects, as a Chinese news report asserted.
- Thu, 01/15/2015 - 20:54
Prospective Muslim pilgrims in China’s western Xinjiang region typically endure long waits to get on state-organized trips to Mecca. Helping them jump the line, though, could mean landing in hot water.
- Thu, 01/15/2015 - 20:50
When President Barack Obama in September secured passage of a U.N. Security Council resolution requiring nations to prevent their citizens from traveling abroad to participate in acts of terrorism, it was mostly hailed as a landmark achievement to counter the phenomenon of foreign fighters in Syria.
- Wed, 01/14/2015 - 08:52
Representatives of 23 Turkish NGOs gathered in İstanbul on Tuesday to send a joint letter to the UN and Thailand, saying the Uygur refugees rescued from a Thai human trafficking camp should not be delivered back to China.
- Wed, 01/14/2015 - 08:50
A group of Turkish non-governmental organizations staged a rally in Istanbul on Tuesday asking the government to help the hundreds of Uighurs detained in Thailand, as well as calling on authorities to reach out to them against their deportation to China, where they would face a death sentence
- Wed, 01/14/2015 - 08:46
China arrested nine Muslim Uighurs and 10 Turkish nationals in November over a fake passport plot, state media report.
- Wed, 01/14/2015 - 08:43
Police in Shanghai have arrested 10 Turkish nationals suspected of supplying fake passports to ethnic Uighurs from China's far-western region of Xinjiang who were described as terror suspects by state media.