October 2011

Chinese Regime's Sham 'Anti-Terrorist' Law Proposal

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 12:00

The Chinese dictators are running scared of a people’s uprising and are preparing to clamp down and crack down even more severely on protesters through a proposed new law.

Chinese Regime's Definition of Terrorism Sparks Concern

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 12:00

The Chinese regime has, for the first time, defined terrorism this week. It appeared in a bill aimed at bolstering anti-terrorism efforts. But critics say the term “terrorist activity” has been defined too broadly, and may be used against dissidents.

INTERVIEW: Learning the bitter lessons of Chinese occupation

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 12:00

Lamenting China's occupation of his homeland while recounting how Beijing has exploited his people and tried to destroy their culture, Japan Uyghur Association chairman Ilham Mahmut recounted how he become an activist for the independence of East Turkestan -- now under Chinese rule as Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region -- and urged Taiwanese to be cautious when dealing with China to avoid history repeating itself.

New Delhi alarmed by Sino-Pak strategic relationship

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 12:00

As relations between Washington and Islamabad continue to slide down from bad to worse followed by a spat of suggestions, warnings and ultimatums by the high-ranking US officials, the supportive statements by China in favour of Pakistan's sovereignty gave some respite to the current dispensation in this country.

Xinjiang leader to visit India next week

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 12:00

India is reaching out to China's restive province of Xinjiang. Nur Bekri, chairman of Xinjiang province, will make his first visit to India early next week with a business delegation that is primarily aimed at assessing Indian interest in China's north-western province - both politically and economically.

Unfulfilled Hajj Dream for Uighur Muslims

Sun, 10/30/2011 - 12:00

While millions of Muslims worldwide prepare for the spiritual hajj to Makkah early next week, China’s Uighur Muslims are giving up their dream of the life-time journey under the security oppression of the home country.

The Art of Resistance

Fri, 10/28/2011 - 12:00

On the afternoon of April 3, swiss dealer Urs Meile called the Beijing home and studio of Ai Weiwei, one of China's top contemporary artists who is best known for helping design the "Bird's Nest" Olympic stadium three years ago.

Chinese military suspected of hacking US satellites

Fri, 10/28/2011 - 12:00

Computer hackers, possibly from the Chinese military, interfered with two US government satellites four times through a ground station in Norway, according to a congressional commission.

Hundreds of migrants protest tax dispute in east China, blocking roads, torching vehicles

Fri, 10/28/2011 - 12:00

Hundreds of migrant small business owners in an eastern Chinese town have protested over a tax dispute, some of them torching vehicles, in the latest unrest resulting from growing economic pressure and anger over the unfair treatment of migrants.

Dalai Lama demands meaningful autonomy for Tibet through bilateral resolution process

Fri, 10/28/2011 - 12:00

Acknowledging China's "growing international influence", Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today pressed for "meaningful autonomy" for Tibet through bilateral resolution process to preserve its culture and religion.