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Chinese President Xi Jinping (1st L) and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon (2nd L) attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Tajikistan section of Line D of the Central Asia-China gas pipeline in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, Sept. 13, 2014.

China Shelves Central Asia Gas Plan

  • Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:10

A pipeline through Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has been postponed "indefinitely."

Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they take part in an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

China says number of 'terror attacks' is down, but threat remains high

  • Tue, 03/21/2017 - 18:47

The number of violent attacks by "terrorist cells" in China has dropped due to increased security measures, state media reported on Tuesday, however it also cited experts as saying the level of attempted violence remains high.

 The four Uyghurs, pictured in Bermuda several years ago. *File photo

Uighurs: applications under review

  • Tue, 03/21/2017 - 18:44

Applications made by three out of the four Uighurs living in Bermuda for naturalisation are being reviewed by the British Government, MPs heard yesterday.

An illustration of China’s crackdown on human rights lawyers by the Chinese artist Badiucao.

This Visualization Shows China’s Jailed, Murdered And Missing Political Prisoners

  • Tue, 03/21/2017 - 18:09

China says it has no political prisoners. A U.S. government database disagrees.

'No beards, no veils': Uighur life in China's Xinjiang

  • 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.

Xinjiang Authorities Reward Residents for ‘Tips on Terrorism’

  • Sat, 03/18/2017 - 09:41

A sizable fund has been set aside for informants following a deadly attack in Hotan Prefecture.

Zhou Qiang, president of China’s Supreme People’s Court, gives a speech during the National People’s Congress in Beijing on March 12, 2017.  © 2017 Reuters

China: Disclose Details of Terrorism Convictions

  • Fri, 03/17/2017 - 16:36

Overbroad Counterterrorism Legal Framework Opens Door to Abuses

Retired judge Huang Yunmin is shown in an undated photo.

Former Chinese Judge Jailed Over Alleged 'Ethnic Hatred,' Porn on Phone

  • 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.

Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they take part in an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 27, 2017. Picture taken February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

China's Xinjiang offers leniency for 'terrorists' who turn themselves in

  • 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.

Chinese President Xi Jinping joins a panel discussion with deputies to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at the annual session of the NPC in Beijing, capital of China, March 10, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Tao)

Party Ramps Up Rhetoric Amid War on Terror

  • 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.

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