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A police van with surveillance equipment stationed outside a mosque in Urumqi, Xinjiang. Image Credit: Graham Adams
Apr 24, 2018

Recent developments shed light on the phenomenon’s immediate and long-term implications.

Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they take part in an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer
Apr 24, 2018

On March 21, the Chinese government announced a major restructuring of the People’s Armed Police (PAP) that will relegate all but one of its current units to other ministries, meaning that these units’ staff will no longer be part of the military service

Part of the Soubre hydroelectric dam in the African nation of Ivory Coast, which was partly funded by China. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Apr 18, 2018

Report by US-based think tank questions Beijing’s assertion that the massive infrastructure programme is directed at encouraging global trade

Elyasjan Rahman's passport.
Apr 10, 2018

Munzire, wife of missing Uyghur student Elyasjan Rahman, discusses his detention in Egypt and its effect on her family.

Illustration: Dionne Gain
Apr 9, 2018

You can understand her frustration. More and more of Rebiya Kadeer's family have been rounded up into Chinese Communist Party re-education camps.

Apr 9, 2018

Activists, journalists and critics of Chinese leadership and authority tell stories of surveillance and threats abroad.

Apr 2, 2018

Even while Beijing pursues economic openness in the province, it’s turning Xinjiang into a security state.

Apr 2, 2018

As neither China nor Pakistan could afford the failure of the CPEC, local mistrust should be a serious concern.

Mar 29, 2018

China’s global kidnapping campaign has gone on for years. It may now be reaching inside U.S. borders.

President George W. Bush meets with Chinese Human Rights activists Li Baiguang, Wang Yi, and Yu Jie in the Yellow Oval Room of the White House in Washington, DC on May 11, 2006. (Photo by Eric Draper/WireImage)
Mar 28, 2018

Dozens gathered in Washington, D.C., last week to commemorate the life of Li Baiguang, a well-known human rights lawyer and advocate for Christians in China. Li died on Feb. 25 under suspicious circumstances after being admitted to Chinese Military Hospital No. 81 complaining of minor stomach pains. This was not the first time that Li’s life was under threat.


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