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Officals from Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture government in southeastern Xinjiang discuss stability maintenance policies program, Feb. 19.

Vehicles to Get Compulsory GPS Tracking in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 02/20/2017 - 16:05

The move is part of an "anti-terrorism, stability maintenance" operation that aims to track all vehicles in the region eventually.

China's People's Armed Police strike fear in Xinjiang. (Photo : Xinhua)

China’s Armed Police and Soldiers Aim to Strike Fear among Muslims in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 02/20/2017 - 16:02

China has the largest budget for suppressing internal dissent in the world -- far exceeding the money it spends on the People's Liberation Army (PLA) that defends it from external threats -- and a massive military rally yesterday in Muslim dominated Xinjiang province shows where that money is being spent.

The government of the restive far-western Xinjiang marched thousands of armed officers through the region's southern city of Kashgar in a shock and awe campaign against what it says is the rising threat of terrorism and ethnic separatism. 2017-02-17

China holds 'anti-terrorism' mass rally in Xinjiang's Uighur heartland

  • Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:24

The government of the restive far-western Xinjiang marched thousands of armed officers through the region's southern city of Hotan in a shock and awe campaign against what it says is the rising threat of terrorism and ethnic separatism.

Uyghur workers clearing a ditch during the hashar, Nov. 2016.

For Xinjiang’s Uyghurs, ‘Hashar’ by Any Other Name Still Means Forced Labor

  • Thu, 02/16/2017 - 15:19

Chinese authorities say they have outlawed the practice, but the region’s Uyghurs still have to work for free.

China using new counter-terrorism policy to repress Tibetans, Uyghurs: European Parliament

  • Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:42

ANI | Brussels [Belgium] Feb 15, 2017 06:38 AM IST

If China’s leaders are really aiming to take effective measures to tackle violence and hopelessness among the Uyghurs, they must show willingness to enter a serious dialogue with the indigenous population group, Photo: Todenhoff via Flickr

China: More commitment to human rights of the Uyghurs needed

  • Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:40

In the run-up to the Munich Security Conference, the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) and the Ilham-Tohti Initiative have appealed to Chancellor Angela Merkel to show commitment for the Uyghur people in China

China knife attack: Eight dead in Xinjiang region

  • Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:37

Eight people are dead after a knife attack in China's restive Xinjiang region.

A map of Xinjiang showing the location of Aksu prefecture.

Uyghurs Are Told to Confess Political 'Mistakes' in Mass Meetings

  • Tue, 02/14/2017 - 19:30

Authorities warn that attempts to cover up 'anti-state activities' will be harshly punished.

World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer

Uighur advocate cancels trip on political concerns

  • Tue, 02/14/2017 - 19:11

World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer has canceled plans to visit Taiwan due to the intervention of “specific individuals,” the Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) said yesterday.

Rabiya Kadeer at a press conference that held in Japan, 23 Feb, 2017

Kadeer wants to visit if it does not cause trouble

  • Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:05

World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer on Saturday said she would accept an invitation from the Taiwan Solidarity Union’s (TSU) to visit Taiwan on condition that it does not cause repercussions for Taiwanese.

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