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Armed Chinese paramilitary policemen march during an anti-terrorist drill in Xinjiang, July 2, 2013.

Deleted Xinjiang 'Heroes' List Revealed Details of Unconfirmed Clashes

  • Sat, 04/23/2016 - 20:59

China's Ministry of Public Security inadvertently reveals clashes not previously confirmed by Chinese media or official sources.

Indonesian Security Minister Luhut Binsar Panjaitan briefs journalists in Jakarta, April 21, 2016.

Indonesia Will Not Send Four Uyghurs to China: Officials

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:06

Chinese government sought to exchange for a fugitive Indonesian banker who was arrested April 14.

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Chinese dissidents to meet in India to seek democracy

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:03

Chinese dissidents from around the world will assemble in India next week to hold an international conference seeking transition to democracy in the communist country.

Security forces taking part in a drill in Hetian in Xinjiang last year. The government says tougher anti-terrorism laws are needed after a spate of violent attacks it blames on ethnic-Uygur militants from the region. Photo: AFP

China’s “Anti-Terrorism” Alliance Puts Afghan Rights at Risk

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 - 20:59

China has “anti-terrorism” plans for Afghanistan. And they don’t bode well for human rights.

FILE - Suspects, believed to be members of China’s ethnic Uighur minority community, are escorted by police officers prior to their trial hearing at North Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, July 13, 2015. A court has sentenced the men to six years in jail for conspiring with Indonesian terrorists.

China Asks Indonesia to Extradite Uighur Prisoners

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 - 20:51

China has asked Indonesia to extradite four Uighur men in exchange for returning a graft fugitive recently arrested in Shanghai, the top Indonesian security minister said Thursday.

Conference Announcement – The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past and Present Challenges

  • Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:51

The WUCs, along with the UNPO and the STP, and with financial support from the NED, will hold an international conference focusing on the plight of Uyghurs fleeing East Turkestan in Germany

Thanks for the "fresh" air.	(Reuters/Stringer)

China is reducing air pollution in its big cities—by making it worse in its smaller ones

  • Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:37

In 2013, China announced a plan to curb air pollution in the notoriously smoggy Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, home to many old factories. Last year it even closed factories near the new Disneyland in Shanghai, hoping for more cheerful skies around the park.

Police search for fugitive 'terrorists' in Aksu, Aug. 9, 2014.

Uyghur Police Officers Are Called Chinese 'Heroes' in Propaganda Bid

  • Fri, 04/15/2016 - 21:47

Many died in traffic accidents or of heart attacks, though, and not in armed clashes with criminals or militants.

A paramilitary policeman watches a flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square ahead of the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, China, March 5, 2016. REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON

China to discuss controversial foreign NGO law again

  • Fri, 04/15/2016 - 21:42

China's largely rubber stamp parliament will this month again review its controversial draft law governing foreign non-government organizations, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday.

Chinese Offer Reward for Information on Terrorism, Religion in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 04/13/2016 - 23:11

Up to 5 million yuan available in new program aimed at getting Uyghurs to tell authorities about suspicious activity.