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China's President Xi Jinping and Swiss counterpart Doris Leuthard at Davos on Tuesday
Jan 18, 2017

Around 150 Tibetans and Uighurs protested in front of the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva on Tuesday against a visit to Switzerland by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Jan 17, 2017

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) regrets that the World Economic Forum, which brings government leaders and big businessmen together in the Swiss resort of Davos, is lending itself as a platform to Chinese President Xi Jinping without any heed to the human rights situation in his country.

A map of Xinjiang showing the location of Aksu prefecture.
Jan 15, 2017

The move appears aimed at discouraging use of the tools as weapons in terrorist attacks in the volatile region.

A man with a bicycle walks past a building covered in posters of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Shanghai, China, on March 26, 2016.
Jan 13, 2017

Grip Tightens on Internet, Rights Activism, Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a session of the Communist Party of China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection in Beijing, Jan. 6, 2017.
Jan 13, 2017

Human Rights Watch says President Xi Jinping ‘has embarked on the most intense crackdown since the Tiananmen era.’

Pedestrians walk past anti-terror propaganda posters pasted along the streets of Urumqi, farwest China's Xinjiang region on September 16, 2014. Ilham Tohti, a former university professor from China's mostly-Muslim Uighur minority is facing a life sentence for separatism, as critics warn the prosecution will worsen in violence-wracked Xinjiang.  GOH CHAI HIN/AFP/Getty Images
Jan 12, 2017

A town in the restive region of Xinjiang has ordered that citizens engrave their ID numbers on all knives.

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi holds a meeting with Interpol president Meng Hongwei (left) in Beijing.  BERNAMA pix.
Jan 12, 2017

Malaysian police have arrested and deported 28 militants back to China since 2013.

Jan 12, 2017

Authorities made no moves in 2016 to lift restrictions on fundamental human rights and end pervasive ethnic and religious discrimination in Xinjiang, home to 10 million predominantly Muslim Uyghurs and an increasing number of Han Chinese migrants. 

Jan 11, 2017

At the South China Morning Post, Violet Law reports that police on Sunday shot and killed three people suspected to have been involved in a terror attack two years ago in Pishan, Hotan, a region that has experienced many attacks in recent years.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 6, 2017. [Photo: Xinhua]
Jan 11, 2017

The short working visit produced the predictable statements on Bishkek’s commitment to fight the “three evils.”

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