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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.

China may use Paris attacks to justify Xinjiang crackdown, experts

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:25
France's President Francois Hollande with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping Reuters/Jason Lee/Pool

The Islamic State (IS) armed group's claim on Thursday to have killed two more hostages - one Chinese, the other Norwegian - has dragged China into the ongoing conflict with the Islamist movement. 

Chinese forces kill 28 people 'responsible for Xinjiang mine attack'Chinese forces kill 28 people 'responsible for Xinjiang mine attack'

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:21
China maintain high security levels in Xinjiang

Chinese security forces have killed 28 people allegedly responsible for a deadly attack on a coal mine in Xinjiang, state media has said.

China denies having political prisoners, says does not allow torture

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 18:43

China denied that it held political prisoners and said its government prohibited use of torture when it faced a United Nations' review of its record on Wednesday, evoking derision from exiled dissidents.

Police in China Kill 17 Linked to Mine Attack, Report Says

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 21:18

The authorities killed 17 people, including several women and children, in a raid last week in the volatile Chinese region of Xinjiang, a news report said Wednesday.

China Faces Sharp Questioning by U.N. Panel on Torture

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 21:08
Pu Zhiqiang

China faced robust questioning from United Nations human rights experts on Tuesday as it sought to defend its record on torture and to make the case that it had achieved important progress promoting human rights and with government based on the rule of law.

Chinese Authorities Kill 17 Suspects in Xinjiang Attack, Including Seven Women and Children

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 21:22
Police search for fugitive 'terrorists' in Aksu prefecture, Aug. 9, 2014.

Local officials say authorities blew up the cave where they had hidden.

In Paris Terror Attacks, China Sees Opportunity to Justify Uyghur Crackdown

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 21:16
Chinese paramilitary police stand guard in the Muslim Uyghur minority area of Urumqi, Xinjiang Province on June 30, 2013. Following the Paris terror attacks on Nov. 13, 2015, the Chinese authorities have been linking Uyghurs and terrorism. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

After gunmen claiming association with the terrorist organization ISIS wreaked havoc on Paris with homemade bombs and Kalashnikov rifles, killing at least 129, the Chinese Communist Party is attempting to leverage the incident to gain international support.

China Boosts 'Anti-Terror' Measures in Wake of Paris Attacks

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 21:12
People gather at a makeshift memorial in Paris, Nov. 15, 2015.

Two ethnic Uyghurs are removed from a flight in the troubled western region of Xinjiang one day after the attacks.

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