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Suspected – A picture of Nuretin aka Abdul, one of two Uighurs believed to join with the East Indonesia Mujahiddin (MIT) terrorist group, led by Indonesia’s most wanted man Santoso aka Abu Wardah, is displayed during a press conference at the Central Sulawesi Police office in Palu on Wednesday. Nuretin was killed in a shootout between several MIT supporters and a joint police and military team in Mount Talabosa in Lore Piore district, Poso regency, on Tuesday morning. (thejakartapost.com/Ruslan Sangadji)
Dec 22, 2016

Beijing has successfully used the securitization strategy to gradually convince most Chinese that the Uighurs, a predominately Muslim Chinese ethnic group, represent a domestic and international security threats.

Dec 20, 2016

China’s hard-line approach to Uyghurs in the Xinjiang province has been counter-productive, with the recent passport revocations part of a broader pattern of repression, Michael Clarke writes.

Mohammad Abdullah and his family estimate that fewer than 30 Uighur families still live in India [Sunaina Kumar/Al Jazeera]
Dec 19, 2016

A second and third generation of Uighurs far removed from their Chinese homeland find home in Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 19, 2016

Under Xi Jinping, domestic and external security concerns have risen to the top of China's thinking and policy priorities.

Dec 15, 2016

There’s an overall tendency in world politics to think and promote the idea that increasing globalization will eventually result in enough international unity to permanently marginalize nationalist sentiment. 

Dec 15, 2016

The worrying implications of its social-credit project

Dec 12, 2016

China’s latest move against Uyghur secessionism may be unwittingly fostering the ideologies and terrorist violence that it seeks to suppress, Joshua Tschantret writes.

Dec 9, 2016

Last week the Prime Minister confirmed that freedom of religion and freedom of speech lie at the heart of Britain’s “strong tradition” of religious tolerance. Tomorrow, as we mark International Human Rights Day, it is vital to remember that religious rights are human rights.

U.S. President Barack Obama signs into law the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, December 14, 2012. © 2012 Reuters
Dec 9, 2016

President-Elect Trump Should Enforce Law – and China is a Good Place to Start

Dec 7, 2016

From black jails to residential surveillance, Beijing has been trying to normalize enforced disappearances for a decade.

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