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Officals from Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture government in southeastern Xinjiang discuss stability maintenance policies program, Feb. 19.
Feb 20, 2017

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)
Feb 20, 2017

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
Feb 17, 2017

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.

Uighur women in Xinjiang demand to know the whereabouts of Uighur men who were detained or "disappeared" by security forces after the protests. July 2009
Feb 17, 2017

Number of human rights organisations writes a joint Letter to the UN Human Rights Council calling for a sustaining attention to human rights violations in China

Uyghur workers clearing a ditch during the hashar, Nov. 2016.
Feb 16, 2017

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

Since coming to power in 2012, Xi Jinping has overseen a sweeping crackdown on civil society. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images
Feb 16, 2017

Report details use of torture by Chinese security agencies – including beatings, stress positions and sleep deprivation – to force activists to confess ‘crimes’

Feb 15, 2017

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
Feb 15, 2017

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

Feb 15, 2017

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

A map of Xinjiang showing the location of Aksu prefecture.
Feb 14, 2017

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

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