- 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?
- Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:30
More than 200 journalists are imprisoned for their work for the third consecutive year, reflecting a global surge in authoritarianism. China is the world’s worst jailer of journalists in 2014. A CPJ special report by Shazdeh Omari
- Tue, 12/16/2014 - 19:23
Chinese authorities have arrested a knife-wielding man who injured three people waiting at a bus stop in Xinjiang, local media say.
- Fri, 12/12/2014 - 18:00
Authorities in China’s restive western province of Xinjiang reacted this week to a growing threat of separatist and Islamist violence by banning women from wearing burqas in public in the regional capital.
- Fri, 12/12/2014 - 17:56
Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang in China, is a cold and forbidding place to visit in late November. The red and blue flashing lights of police vehicles are everywhere.
- Fri, 12/12/2014 - 17:52
The authorities in Xinjiang, in China’s far west, have reportedly released from prison a Uighur linguist and poet who was jailed after he sought to open schools to teach children the native Turkic language of the region
- Fri, 12/12/2014 - 17:49
The capital of China’s far western Xinjiang has banned the wearing of Islamic veils in public, the regional government said on Thursday, in a move experts worry could spark more unrest in the troubled region.