April 2013

New malware variant targets Uyghur Mac users

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 20:40

Yet another malware variant is being sent to Uyghur activists via e-mail spam; however, for updated systems the threat is nonexistent.

US 'Deeply Concerned' by Violence in China's Xinjiang Province

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 20:37

The United States is calling for a thorough and transparent investigation into a confrontation in China's restive northwest province of Xinjiang that left 21 people dead.

China’s Xinjiang Violence Highlights Tensions with Uighurs

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 20:31
In this August 2, 2011 photo, a policeman patrols near the site of an attack in Kashgar in China's far western Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region.

Deadly clashes this week in China’s western province Xinjiang that killed 21 people have again drawn attention to the long-running tensions between the predominantly Muslim Uighur community and the Han Chinese majority.

Safeguard rights of Uighurs in Xinjiang: US to China

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 20:28

The US has asked China to safeguard the rights of its Uighur minority in Xinjiang province and carry out a transparent probe into the latest incident of violence in which 21 people died.

Uighur grievances in China's Xinjiang not addressed - rights groups

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 20:23

Chinese authorities have accused terrorists of setting a trap to kill policemen in the latest flare up of violence in western Xinjiang region.

Violence in western Chinese region of Xinjiang kills 21

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 20:15

Clashes in the unsettled western Chinese region of Xinjiang killed 21 people, including police officers and local officials, authorities said Wednesday.

Unlawful house search and arbitrary use of lethal force results nearly two dozen deaths in Kashgar

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 21:32

Official Chinese media reports of a violent clash on Tuesday between Chinese security forces and Uyghurs suspected of “plotting terrorism” gathered in a house resulting the death of 21 people should be viewed with extreme caution given the lack of available details and independent verification of Chinese sources.

Xinjiang Violence Leaves 21 Dead

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 21:31

Exile Uyghurs say police fired on angry protesters while Beijing claims police and community officials were killed by 'rioters.'

US presses China on Uighur rights after unrest

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 21:30

The United States on Wednesday urged China to safeguard the rights of its Uighur minority and carry out a transparent probe of the latest violence in which 21 people died.

China: 21 killed in Kashgar clashes

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 21:25

Police take on armed gang 'planning terrorist activities' who took community workers hostage in Xinjiang, say reports