- Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:11
A call by China's top prosecutor for swifter trials of "terrorists, religious extremists and makers of firearms and explosives" in the troubled region of Xinjiang threatens to fuel abuse of suspects' rights, a human rights group said on Friday.
- Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:30
The duo has evaded Chinese authorities for two months.
- Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:25
For more than a month, Chinese authorities have shackled the ankles of an outspoken minority Uighur scholar accused of separatism while he awaits trial, his lawyer said Thursday.
- Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:22
It was a busy week in Ürümchi: musicals, archeology exhibits, art shows, a ComiCon festival, and thousands of visitors from outside the “autonomous” region.
- Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:37
China is offering up to 1 million yuan ($160,000) in rewards to "terrorism" informants in its western Xinjiang region, state media said on Tuesday, in the latest policy aimed at getting a handle on unrest there.
- Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:27
The brand-new bullet train slices past the edge of the Gobi desert, through gale-swept grasslands and past snowy peaks, a high-altitude, high-speed and high-tech manifestation of China’s newly re-imagined Silk Road meant to draw the country’s restive west ever tighter into Beijing’s embrace.
- Tue, 09/09/2014 - 20:56
by Gary Sands
September 8th, 2014
- Tue, 09/09/2014 - 20:54
Some 100 monks from the Independent Monk Network for Social Justice (IMNSJ) plan to hold an eight-hour “hunger strike” in front of the Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh on Saturday to demand a halt to a planned dam in Koh Kong province’s Areng
- Tue, 09/09/2014 - 20:36
Detained Uighur scholar Dr. Ilham Tohti has appeared in a Chinese court for the first time since being arrested eight months ago charged with separatism.
- Mon, 09/08/2014 - 19:07
When attackers from China's minority Uighurs killed 37 people in a July rampage in far western Xinjiang, police responded by gunning down at least 59 of them. When three Uighurs allegedly killed a top state-appointed Muslim cleric, police shot dead two of them.