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China has “anti-terrorism” plans for Afghanistan. And they don’t bode well for human rights.

Security forces taking part in a drill in Hetian in Xinjiang last year. The government says tougher anti-terrorism laws are needed after a spate of violent attacks it blames on ethnic-Uygur militants from the region. Photo: AFP
April 21, 2016

China has asked Indonesia to extradite four Uighur men in exchange for returning a graft fugitive recently arrested in Shanghai, the top Indonesian security minister said Thursday.

FILE - Suspects, believed to be members of China’s ethnic Uighur minority community, are escorted by police officers prior to their trial hearing at North Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, July 13, 2015. A court has sentenced the men to six years in jail for conspiring with Indonesian terrorists.
April 21, 2016

China - 176 in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index

April 20, 2016

The WUCs, along with the UNPO and the STP, and with financial support from the NED, will hold an international conference focusing on the plight of Uyghurs fleeing East Turkestan in Germany

April 20, 2016

In 2013, China announced a plan to curb air pollution in the notoriously smoggy Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, home to many old factories. Last year it even closed factories near the new Disneyland in Shanghai, hoping for more cheerful skies around the park.

Thanks for the "fresh" air.	(Reuters/Stringer)
April 20, 2016

In 2013, China announced a plan to curb air pollution in the notoriously smoggy Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, home to many old factories. Last year it even closed factories near the new Disneyland in Shanghai, hoping for more cheerful skies around the park.

Thanks for the "fresh" air.	(Reuters/Stringer)
April 20, 2016

Many died in traffic accidents or of heart attacks, though, and not in armed clashes with criminals or militants.

Police search for fugitive 'terrorists' in Aksu, Aug. 9, 2014.
April 15, 2016

China's largely rubber stamp parliament will this month again review its controversial draft law governing foreign non-government organizations, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday.

A paramilitary policeman watches a flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square ahead of the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, China, March 5, 2016. REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON
April 15, 2016

Annual State Department report finds continuation of worsening trends in Xi Jinping era.

A group of petitioners gathered in Beijing hold a banner calling for the release of jailed lawyers, March 2, 2016.
April 14, 2016

Up to 5 million yuan available in new program aimed at getting Uyghurs to tell authorities about suspicious activity.

April 13, 2016

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