- Tue, 12/23/2014 - 20:56
In the video “On the Silk Road, Oil and Tensions,” Jonah M. Kessel explores the ethnic tensions amid the energy abundance of Xinjiang. Below, he describes an encounter during his journey.
- Tue, 12/23/2014 - 20:23
A new document from Beijing outlines a strategy for strengthening ethnic unity in China.
- Tue, 12/23/2014 - 20:16
A 3-year-old suspected Uighur boy died in a Hat Yai hospital yesterday, after cramped conditions in a southern detention centre where he was held alongside adult Uighurs complicated his ailments.
- Mon, 12/22/2014 - 23:37
Turkey should look after the 290 Uighur Turks who are being kept in a camp in Thailand and face the possibility of being executed if returned to China, said the president of the World Uighur Congress (WUC) Rebiya Kadeer.
- Sun, 12/21/2014 - 22:06
In a desolate park on the city outskirts here, oil bubbling from the ground fills small pools next to a wooden walkway. By one pool is a statue of a bearded ethnic Uighur man sitting on a donkey, playing a lute.
- Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:43
Digital traces remain that shed light on who Ilham Tohti's students really were.
- Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:36
China must crack down "harshly and quickly" on cases involving terror attacks, national security and social stability in its restive region of Xinjiang, the country's top judge said, in comments likely to further worry rights groups and exiles.
- Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:38
Fresh volunteers and police are being deployed to busy locations and mosques ahead of the holiday season.
- Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:32
Failure to respond to police summons could lead to a string of forfeitures under fresh crackdown in Hotan county.
- Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:29
For foreign journalists in the Chinese capital, the end of the year brings the usual swirl of holiday parties, talk of escaping the bracing cold for the warmer climes of Southeast Asia and one inevitable question: Did you get your new visa yet?