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France's President Francois Hollande with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping Reuters/Jason Lee/Pool

China may use Paris attacks to justify Xinjiang crackdown, experts

  • Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:25

The Islamic State (IS) armed group's claim on Thursday to have killed two more hostages - one Chinese, the other Norwegian - has dragged China into the ongoing conflict with the Islamist movement.

China maintain high security levels in Xinjiang

Chinese forces kill 28 people 'responsible for Xinjiang mine attack'

  • Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:21

Chinese security forces have killed 28 people allegedly responsible for a deadly attack on a coal mine in Xinjiang, state media has said.

Police in China Kill 17 Linked to Mine Attack, Report Says

  • Wed, 11/18/2015 - 21:19

The authorities killed 17 people, including several women and children, in a raid last week in the volatile Chinese region of Xinjiang, a news report said Wednesday.

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

Chinese Authorities Kill 17 Suspects in Xinjiang Attack, Including Seven Women and Children

  • Tue, 11/17/2015 - 21:22

Local officials say authorities blew up the cave where they had hidden.

Chinese paramilitary police stand guard in the Muslim Uyghur minority area of Urumqi, Xinjiang Province on June 30, 2013. Following the Paris terror attacks on Nov. 13, 2015, the Chinese authorities have been linking Uyghurs and terrorism. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

In Paris Terror Attacks, China Sees Opportunity to Justify Uyghur Crackdown

  • Tue, 11/17/2015 - 21:16

After gunmen claiming association with the terrorist organization ISIS wreaked havoc on Paris with homemade bombs and Kalashnikov rifles, killing at least 129, the Chinese Communist Party is attempting to leverage the incident to gain international support.

People gather at a makeshift memorial in Paris, Nov. 15, 2015.

China Boosts 'Anti-Terror' Measures in Wake of Paris Attacks

  • Tue, 11/17/2015 - 21:12

Two ethnic Uyghurs are removed from a flight in the troubled western region of Xinjiang one day after the attacks.

A photo of Eli Mamut taken when he graduated from middle school in Aykol township, Aksu prefecture, in northwest China's Xinjiang region in 2013.

Uyghur Teenager Serving Life Sentence Is Victim of China’s Strike Hard Campaign: Father

  • Mon, 11/16/2015 - 20:37

He says authorities jailed Eli Mamut on trumped-up charges of ‘leading a terrorist group.’

China shows unusual pictures of its fight against terror

  • Mon, 11/16/2015 - 20:33

Chinese state media on Saturday showed rare pictures of its armed forces on what it said was a mission to root out militants in the far western region of Xinjiang.

Chinese paramilitary police man a checkpoint on the road to the riot-affected Uighur town of Lukqun, Xinjiang province. (Photo: Mark Ralston, AFP/Getty Images)

After Paris, China calls for world's support in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 11/16/2015 - 20:25

China has appealed for international help in the battle it says it is waging against Islamist militants in its far western region of Xinjiang, as Beijing seeks Western support for its own "war on terror" in the wake of the Paris attacks.

China's Oppression, Inc.

  • Fri, 11/13/2015 - 15:50

Resistance to removing birth limitations demonstrates the financial motives for oppressive policies in China.