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In this Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 photo released by Xinhua News Agency, vehicles run on the snow-covered road in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. A prefecture in China’s Xinjiang region is requiring all vehicles to install satellite tracking systems as part of stepped-up measures against violent attacks. Traffic police in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture announced the regulation on Sunday, shortly after thousands of heavily armed police paraded in Urumqi and Communis

Prefecture in China’s Xinjiang to track cars by satellite

  • Tue, 02/21/2017 - 16:45

 A prefecture in China’s far western Xinjiang region is requiring all vehicles to install satellite tracking systems as part of stepped-up measures against violent attacks.

Chinese troops stage show of force in Xinjiang and vow to 'relentlessly beat' separatists

  • Tue, 02/21/2017 - 16:42

Hundreds of black clad, rifle-toting soldiers took to the streets of Urumqi as officials announce terrorist activity will be ‘smashed to pieces’

Chinese Security Forces Rally in Xinjiang in a Show of Power

  • Tue, 02/21/2017 - 16:19

Chinese officials in the western region of Xinjiang, an area troubled by occasional acts of ethnic violence and domestic terrorism, ordered paramilitary units and police officers to attend large rallies in the past week as a show of force.

Officals from Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture government in southeastern Xinjiang discuss stability maintenance policies program, Feb. 19.

Vehicles to Get Compulsory GPS Tracking in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 02/20/2017 - 16:05

The move is part of an "anti-terrorism, stability maintenance" operation that aims to track all vehicles in the region eventually.

China's People's Armed Police strike fear in Xinjiang. (Photo : Xinhua)

China’s Armed Police and Soldiers Aim to Strike Fear among Muslims in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 02/20/2017 - 16:02

China has the largest budget for suppressing internal dissent in the world -- far exceeding the money it spends on the People's Liberation Army (PLA) that defends it from external threats -- and a massive military rally yesterday in Muslim dominated Xinjiang province shows where that money is being spent.

The government of the restive far-western Xinjiang marched thousands of armed officers through the region's southern city of Kashgar in a shock and awe campaign against what it says is the rising threat of terrorism and ethnic separatism. 2017-02-17

China holds 'anti-terrorism' mass rally in Xinjiang's Uighur heartland

  • Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:24

The government of the restive far-western Xinjiang marched thousands of armed officers through the region's southern city of Hotan in a shock and awe campaign against what it says is the rising threat of terrorism and ethnic separatism.

Uyghur workers clearing a ditch during the hashar, Nov. 2016.

For Xinjiang’s Uyghurs, ‘Hashar’ by Any Other Name Still Means Forced Labor

  • Thu, 02/16/2017 - 15:19

Chinese authorities say they have outlawed the practice, but the region’s Uyghurs still have to work for free.

China using new counter-terrorism policy to repress Tibetans, Uyghurs: European Parliament

  • Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:42

ANI | Brussels [Belgium] Feb 15, 2017 06:38 AM IST

If China’s leaders are really aiming to take effective measures to tackle violence and hopelessness among the Uyghurs, they must show willingness to enter a serious dialogue with the indigenous population group, Photo: Todenhoff via Flickr

China: More commitment to human rights of the Uyghurs needed

  • Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:40

In the run-up to the Munich Security Conference, the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) and the Ilham-Tohti Initiative have appealed to Chancellor Angela Merkel to show commitment for the Uyghur people in China

China knife attack: Eight dead in Xinjiang region

  • Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:37

Eight people are dead after a knife attack in China's restive Xinjiang region.

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