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French journalist in China 'intimidated by state newspapers'

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 14:24

Fellow correspondents register ‘deep concern’ about treatment of reporter

How China's 'Great Green Wall' is poor quality and will have a limited impact on climate change

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 14:16

Ahead of Monday's Paris climate change summit, China's actions to limit their impact on greenhouse gas emissions may yield little results on the growing problem

EU/China: Rights Dialogues Without Benchmarks Lack Impact

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 13:25
Gerhard Sabathil (L), director for East Asia and the Pacific in the European External Action Service (EEAS) and Li Junhua, director general for International Organizations and Conferences, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China hold a joint press conference after the 33rd human rights dialogue at the headquarters of the EEAS in Brussels on Dec. 8, 2014.

EU and its 28 Member States Should Hold China to Human Rights Standards

CHINA SECURITY: How China is using the Paris attacks to promote the persecution of Uyghurs

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:29

The Chinese regime wasted no time after the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris to call on the world to support its own brand of “counterterrorism” by helping it suppress the Uyghur minority group in Xinjiang, also known as East Turkestan.

China: Allow Independent Investigations Into Xinjiang Violence

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 18:27
Chinese paramilitary forces taking part in the manhunt for the militants who attacked a mine in Xinjiang two months ago. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Deadly Counterterror Raid Increases Excess Force Concerns

China Cuts Mobile Service of Xinjiang Residents Evading Internet Filters

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 18:23
Urumqi, in China’s Xinjiang region. The area has long been home to experiments in Internet surveillance and censorship. Credit Goh Chai Hin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

The Chinese government is shutting down the mobile service of residents in Xinjiang who use software that lets them circumvent Internet filters, escalating an already aggressive electronic surveillance strategy in the country’s fractious western territory.

China urges joint anti-terror efforts, but reveals little about attacks on its soil

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 19:00
A Chinese man sits behind a Uighur woman on a public bus in Urumqi, in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, on May 23, 2014.  (Andy Wong / Associated Press)

In September, a group of knife-wielding men laid siege to a coal mine in China’s far west, killing at least 11 civilians, three policemen and two paramilitary police officers -- a death toll greater than January’s assault by Islamic terrorists on the Charlie Hebdo magazine office in Paris.

Flamethrower used to flush out knife-wielding militants in China’s Xinjiang region, says state media

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 18:56
Chinese paramilitary forces taking part in the manhunt for the militants who attacked a mine in Xinjiang two months ago. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chinese paramilitary forces used a flamethrower against suspects hiding in a cave during a counterterrorism operation in the Xinjiang region, the military’s official newspaper reported on Monday.

China's propaganda wing puts spotlight on terror crackdown in the wake of Paris attacks

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 18:53
Chinese security forces carry out anti-terror missions. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Authorities make public details of security forces' missions in the wake of Paris attacks

China Says Kills 28 Suspects in Xinjiang Coal Mine Attack After 56-day Manhunt

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 18:50

Official media report silent on earlier police revelations that women and children were slain along with the male suspects.

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