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Jul 13, 2009

As events unfold in Xinjiang Province, we have seen a resurgence of ethnic Chinese nationalist sentiment mixed with fear and mistrust of not just the Uighur people but also the outside world.

Jul 13, 2009

Chinese police should halt the detentions of journalists reporting on ethnic violence in Xinjiang and reveal the whereabouts of a Uighur academic and Internet commentator who is missing and reportedly detained in Beijing, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Jul 13, 2009

Indonesian Muslims called for "holy war" and briefly clashed with security guards during a protest outside the Chinese embassy in Jakarta in support of China's minority Muslim Uighurs.

Jul 13, 2009

After days of ethnic violence in Xinjiang's capital, Chinese authorities detain several journalists covering the unrest.

Jul 13, 2009

China's growing energy reliance on Xinjiang has raised risks for China's government as it tries to control unrest in the far northwestern region, experts say.

Jul 13, 2009

Ayatollah Hossein Nouri Hamedani and Ayatollah Yousef Sanei have issued separate statements condemning the ethnic violence in China’s Xinjiang region that has left 184 people dead so far.

Jul 12, 2009

Several days before Uighur demonstrators gathered in the streets of the northwest city of Urumqi last Sunday in a protest that began China's bloodiest bout of civil unrest for 20 years, secret signs started appearing in taxi windows.

Jul 12, 2009

Chinese president Hu Jintao’s threats of severe punishment for those who took part in the recent unrest in Xinjiang failed to address the serious human rights violations at the root of Uighur grievances, Amnesty International said.

Jul 12, 2009

Turkey's prime minister continued his outspoken criticism of China's crackdown on ethnic Uyghurs on Saturday.

Jul 12, 2009

Ethnic Uyghur residents in Urumqi, capital of China's far west Xinjiang region, took to the streets Sunday afternoon in a rare public protest that prompted a police lockdown of the city.

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