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A Uyghur security guard patrols a Uyghur neighborhood in Aksu prefecture of northwestern China's Xinjiang region, Apr. 17, 2015.
Apr 14, 2017

Observers say the practice is part of a greater problem of ethnic inequality in the region.

The Justice Ministry said the new system was aimed at helping the public seeking legal services to narrow their search. Pictured, the Beijing Second Intermediate People’s Court. Photo: Simon Song
Apr 14, 2017

The Justice Ministry will rank members of the profession according to how well they have served authorities, with experience and skills counting for less

 President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together after their meetings at Mar-a-Lago, April 7, 2017, in Palm Beach, Florida.
Apr 14, 2017

Following the recent U.S. airstrikes on Syria, Chinese state media denounced the move by President Trump, staying true to Beijing’s commitment to non-interference.

A file picture of paramilitary policemen taking part in a rally in Kashgar in Xinjiang in February. Photo: Reuters
Apr 13, 2017

Altay the latest part of the restive region to offer cash incentives to catch terrorists, amid spate of violent attacks blamed on Islamist separatists

Apr 13, 2017

Study the first systematic research into image censorship of one topic on the hugely popular Chinese instant messaging app, according to researchers

Herdsmen transfer their sheep to autumn pastures in Jigin county, Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture, in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Aug. 14, 2016.
Apr 12, 2017

They want the men to prevent separatists and extremists in Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture from crossing the border.

Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and President Xi Jinping meet in Beijing, China. © 2013 Reuters
Apr 12, 2017

French Foreign Minister’s Beijing Visit a Chance to Raise Crackdown on Activists, Lawyers

Hotan prefecture in Xinjiang, where Uygur culture in particularly strong. Photo: Handout
Apr 11, 2017

Party chief of village, an ethnic Uygur, demoted for not having a “resolute political stance”

Apr 11, 2017

In a time when religious and racial prejudice are once again on the rise around the world, few people have managed to grasp the full extent of the religious persecution that is occurring in China.

Apr 11, 2017

The Chinese government continues to conceal the extent to which capital punishment is being used in China, despite more than four decades of requests from UN bodies and the international community and despite the Chinese authorities’ own pledges to bring about increased openness in the country’s criminal justice system.

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