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Kashgar Named China's Most Polluted City

  • Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:58

In a recent Greenpeace survey, Xinjiang and Henan were revealed to be China's most polluted provinces in the first quarter 2016. 

Uighur activist Dolkun Isa said he was "disappointed" by the Indian government's action

India cancels Chinese dissident leader's visa

  • Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:54

India has cancelled the visa of Chinese dissident leader and Uighur activist Dolkun Isa after a protest by Beijing.

(Armed police guard at the entrance of the South Railway Station in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous region, in this May 2, 2014 file picture. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic)

China’s Xi warns of foreign infiltration through religion

  • Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:51

China must be on guard against foreign infiltration through religion and stop “extremists” spreading their ideology, President Xi Jinping told a top-level meeting on managing religion, state media reported on Sunday.

India Is Accused of Bowing to Chinese Pressure in Canceling a Uighur Leader’s Visa

  • Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:39

Dolkun Isa was scheduled to attend a conference with other anti-Beijing activists

Armed Chinese paramilitary policemen march during an anti-terrorist drill in Xinjiang, July 2, 2013.

Deleted Xinjiang 'Heroes' List Revealed Details of Unconfirmed Clashes

  • Sat, 04/23/2016 - 20:59

China's Ministry of Public Security inadvertently reveals clashes not previously confirmed by Chinese media or official sources.

A woman hangs a Chinese national flag outside her home ahead of the 18th China Communist Party Congress in Beijing in this 2012 file photo. Currently, China's Communist Party appears ready to hold a long-delayed national meeting on religious work. (Photo by AFP)

China's government meeting on religious work imminent

  • Fri, 04/22/2016 - 18:27

Meeting is seen as an 'an important window' on Xi's thoughts on management of religion

Indonesian Security Minister Luhut Binsar Panjaitan briefs journalists in Jakarta, April 21, 2016.

Indonesia Will Not Send Four Uyghurs to China: Officials

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:06

Chinese government sought to exchange for a fugitive Indonesian banker who was arrested April 14.

Dolkun Isa

Chinese dissidents to meet in India to seek democracy

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:03

Chinese dissidents from around the world will assemble in India next week to hold an international conference seeking transition to democracy in the communist country.

Security forces taking part in a drill in Hetian in Xinjiang last year. The government says tougher anti-terrorism laws are needed after a spate of violent attacks it blames on ethnic-Uygur militants from the region. Photo: AFP

China’s “Anti-Terrorism” Alliance Puts Afghan Rights at Risk

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 - 20:59

China has “anti-terrorism” plans for Afghanistan. And they don’t bode well for human rights.

FILE - Suspects, believed to be members of China’s ethnic Uighur minority community, are escorted by police officers prior to their trial hearing at North Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, July 13, 2015. A court has sentenced the men to six years in jail for conspiring with Indonesian terrorists.

China Asks Indonesia to Extradite Uighur Prisoners

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 - 20:51

China has asked Indonesia to extradite four Uighur men in exchange for returning a graft fugitive recently arrested in Shanghai, the top Indonesian security minister said Thursday.

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