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

April 13, 2016

As Malcolm Turnbull prepares to embark on his first official visit to China as prime minister, some 60 Chinese community leaders in Australia gathered in Sydney urging him to watch his words when discussing the South China Sea in Beijing.

The Chinese New Year Lantern Festival in Darling Harbour. Photo: ACETCA
April 13, 2016

We write on the occasion of your first visit to China as prime minister to urge that you speak out both publicly and privately for greater respect for human rights in China.

Malcolm Turnbull (AAP)
April 13, 2016

Twenty-five Chinese technology companies have signed a pledge to counter images and information online that promote terrorism, the internet regulator said on Tuesday, months after China passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law.

A smartphone with an Android operating system and the Baidu Browser application is seen in this picture illustration taken February 22, 2016. REUTERS/DAMIR SAGOLJ -
April 12, 2016

China's violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang will offer rewards of up to 5 million yuan ($772,738) for tip offs about terrorist attacks, the government there said on Monday, in the latest stability move by authorities.

An anti-terrorism force including public security police and the armed police attend an anti-terrorism joint exercise in China's Xinjiang region. (AFP)
April 11, 2016

WUC has published its newsletter for the month of April, detailing a number of stories that have featured prominently over the last month. The newsletter will continue monthly through 2016.

April 8, 2016

Today in Urumqi, capital of the region home to the ethnically Turkic Uyghur people, a court tried Patigul Ghulam in closed proceedings on allegations of leaking state secrets.

April 7, 2016

Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon claimed Thursday he ordered surveillance of four Uighur and Chechen tourists because they might have entered the country on fake passports or planned to launch terrorist attacks.

Police officers escort a suspect in the Aug. 17 blast at Erawan Shrine, Bilal Mohammad, center, on his arrival at a military court in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. The military court has indicted two men police say carried out the deadly August bombing at the shrine that left 20 people dead and more than 120 injured.Photo: AP
April 7, 2016

China is asking countries participating in this year's G20 summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou to provide lists of possible terror groups and terrorists who might target the meeting, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday.

Workers paint a wall of a government building in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, in this March 26, 2016 file picture. REUTERS/CHANCE CHAN/FILES
April 7, 2016

Chinese courts concluded 50 percent fewer endangering state security (ESS) trials in 2015, according to Dui Hua’s analysis

Pu Zhiqiang (pictured above) was arrested for "inciting splittism", but convicted of "inciting ethnic hatred" and "picking quarrels and provoking trouble". Source: CCTV, DW-TV
April 7, 2016

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