- Mon, 03/09/2015 - 19:58
Veils and head coverings represent a cultural reverse in western China's Xinjiang region, said the top Communist Party boss in Kashgar, the city the government describes as the "frontline" in its battle against religious extremism.
- Fri, 03/06/2015 - 18:52
The United Nations’ rights chief on Thursday delivered a blunt critique of global powers, including the United States, in a report warning that many measures adopted by governments in the name of protecting national security violated human rights.
- Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:11
A new draft counterterrorism law here is provoking unusually strong condemnation, from multinational companies trying to do business in China to domestic dissidents trying to stay out of jail and from global human rights groups to foreign health workers.
- Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:42
More than 450 people were killed in China's restive mainly Muslim Xinjiang region last year, a rights group said -- with three times as many deaths among members of the Uighur minority than ethnic Han Chinese.
- Tue, 03/03/2015 - 19:52
Ethnic Uyghurs were three times as likely as Han Chinese to have been killed, the group says in a report.
- Tue, 03/03/2015 - 19:48
A lawyer has lodged a complaint with the Southern Bangkok Criminal Court over the prolonged detention of 17 Muslim migrants.
- Sat, 02/28/2015 - 13:48
China will sign a series of flagship agreements with countries including Kazakhstan and Pakistan next month as part of Beijing’s plan to revive economic development along the ancient Silk Road, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Friday.
- Thu, 02/26/2015 - 00:00
The reports of bloodshed are nonstop. On Feb. 13, a man grabbed a police officer and then set off explosives strapped to his body, killing as many as eight people. Three days later, a father and son were shot and killed in another clash with the police.
- Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:48
During 2014, the ruling Chinese Communist Party intensified its targeting of ethnic minority groups with an "anti-terror" campaign in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang
- Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:50
The World Uyghur Congress has published its annual human rights report, which focuses on the most important human rights issues faced by Uyghurs living in East Turkestan.