- Tue, 03/21/2017 - 18:09
China says it has no political prisoners. A U.S. government database disagrees.
- Mon, 03/20/2017 - 16:01
China says Islamist separatists in Xinjiang are the greatest threat to national security. The far western region is home to a community of some 10 million Uighurs, who are mostly Muslim.
- Sat, 03/18/2017 - 09:41
A sizable fund has been set aside for informants following a deadly attack in Hotan Prefecture.
- Fri, 03/17/2017 - 16:36
Overbroad Counterterrorism Legal Framework Opens Door to Abuses
- Wed, 03/15/2017 - 18:11
Right activists say retired judge Huang Yunmin is widely respected for his keen sense of justice and advocacy for vulnerable workers.
- Tue, 03/14/2017 - 17:59
Authorities in China's western region of Xinjiang on Tuesday offered leniency to "separatists, terrorists and religious extremists" who turn themselves in, the latest in a string of recent security measures in the violence-prone region.
- Tue, 03/14/2017 - 17:48
In 2014, Beijing launched a “people’s war on terror” in response to increasing incidents of violence in Xinjiang and elsewhere in China.
- Mon, 03/13/2017 - 15:42
President Xi Jinping said Friday that Xinjiang, the northwestern province that’s home to a large Muslim Uyghur minority group population, should strengthen its "great wall of iron" to safeguard social stability and national unity
- Mon, 03/13/2017 - 15:39
China's ruling Communist Party is hardening its rhetoric about Islam, with top officials making repeated warnings this past week about the specter of global religious extremism seeping into the country. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
- Fri, 03/10/2017 - 15:22
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for a "great wall of iron" to safeguard the restive western region of Xinjiang after a top official said Islamist separatists pose the "most prominent" challenge to the country's stability.