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Sep 27, 2017

A division from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Tumxuk in Xinjiang recently introduced 10 units of terahertz security scanners, which were installed at road safety checkpoints.

Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Bernama photo
Sep 27, 2017

Sharing biometric information with China since 2011 enabled Malaysia to arrest 29 Uighur militants involved with the Daesh group and deport them to China for prosecution, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Chinese Vice Minister for Public Security Meng Hongwei gives an addresses at the opening of the Interpol World Congress in Singapore on July 4th, 2017. (Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)
Sep 27, 2017

The extent to which Washington is cooperating with Beijing remains unclear.

At Urumqi's Grand Bazaar, a police officer chats with a local vendor while a video promoting China's ethnic minorities plays on a big screen overlooking the square. This was the site of Uighur protests in 2009 that sparked citywide riots, leading to the death of hundreds. Since then, the city has become one of China's most tightly controlled police states. Rob Schmitz/NPR
Sep 26, 2017

At the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar in the heart of Urumqi, everything is bought and sold from tiny stalls blasting local music, in a square filled with Islamic architecture. It's a place that feels more like Central Asia than China.

Ilham Tohti chats with students after a lecture at the Central University for Nationalities in Beijing, in a file photo. AFP
Sep 25, 2017

They also voice concerns over the conditions Ilham Tohti faces in prison.

A Uyghur student sits at a restaurant table in Cairo while police detain others behind him.
Sep 25, 2017

Three students who were released believe authorities in the North African country may have deported them back to China.

FILE PHOTO: Policemen perform during an anti-terrorism drill on an open day in Beijing, China July 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo
Sep 25, 2017

China will push for greater international cooperation in the fight against corruption and terrorism when it hosts Interpol’s general assembly next week, according to diplomatic sources familiar with the matter, against a backdrop of concerns China is using the body for its own goals.

Meng is the first Chinese to hold the post at the Interpol general assembly [Reuters]
Sep 25, 2017

Re: Concerns Regarding Interpol and China

Taiwanese NGO worker Lee Ming-cheh is shown at his trial in China in an undated photo.
Sep 25, 2017

A rights group says Interpol may be in breach of its constitution by pursuing critics of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.

Guizhou Human Rights Forum member Liao Shuangyuan is shown in an undated pho
Sep 25, 2017

The 'smart' video monitoring software can reliably identify people by descriptors including age, gender and clothing worn.

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