June 2012

Alleged hijacking in Hotan should be viewed with extreme caution

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 16:37

Official Chinese media reports of an alleged plane hijacking in Hotan by six Uyghurs should be viewed with extreme caution given the lack of available details...

Centrally Led and Failing Uyghurs: New UHRP Report Catalogues Failing Policies

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 22:49

Centrally Led and Failing Uyghurs: New UHRP Report Catalogues Failings in Beijing’s Development Policies in East Turkestan.

Uyghur Homeland, Chinese Frontier: The Xinjiang Work Forum and Centrally Led Development

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 10:19

A new 37-page report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) examines the effects of the Xinjiang Work Forum, held in May 2010, which heralded an unprecedented state-led development push in East Turkestan.

Two Uyghurs Detained Over Leaflets

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 22:10

Chinese authorities tighten security in advance of the anniversary of deadly ethnic riots.

The brutal truth behind China's one-child policy

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 22:33

In the photographs the young mother lies on a clinic bed, her hair obscuring her face. She appears as inert as the baby lying beside her.

As Western media contract, the China Daily expands

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 22:31

hese are unsettling times to be a journalist. I spent part of my Sunday afternoon watching “Page One,” a movie documenting the funereal mood inside The New York Times newsroom, while highlighting the seemingly insurmountable challenges facing “Western” media in general.

Police Deny Uyghur Man’s Detention

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 00:00

Three years after July 5, 2009 ethnic violence in Urumqi relatives of a man who was ‘disappeared’ are still looking for an explanation.

Cultural genocide behind self-immolation

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 00:00

The Chinese government must not "eliminate individualism" but instead encourage diversity of religion, culture and language, the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, stressed - after yet another Tibetan self-immolated last week in China's Qinghai province.

Reports: "China's Jackie O" confesses to murder

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 00:00

There's new information in a Chinese murder mystery involving a high-profile political couple that's triggered an embarrassing crisis inside China's government.

Industrial Espionage Worm Steals AutoCAD Designs, Sends to China

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 00:00

Picture this. Over the last few months your company's engineers used AutoCAD to design a brand-new revolutionary device.