News & Commentary

Apr 2, 2008

Acknowledging a recent protest in the Muslim, northwestern province of Xinjian, the Chinese government has announced that Islamic separatist groups are seeking to foment unrest there.

Apr 2, 2008

 Antigovernment unrest that began among Tibetans now appears to be inspiring protests by members of another large ethnic-minority group, Turkic-speaking Uighurs, a predominantly Muslim people who live in the northwestern border province of Xinjiang.

Apr 2, 2008

A group of diplomats making their first visit to Lhasa since the wave of Tibetan protests were prohibited by China from having any independent contact with locals - those imprisoned after the protests or even those on the street.

Apr 2, 2008

Unrest was reported Wednesday among Muslims in far western China, a headache for Beijing as it tries to squelch Tibetan protests and another sign that neither investment nor repression has ended anti-government feeling in the hinterlands.

Apr 2, 2008

Muslim Uighurs have held anti-government protests in the far western region of Xinjiang, Chinese officials have acknowledged, blaming separatists inspired by the unrest in Tibet.

Apr 1, 2008

China claims that Tibetan "independence forces" are planning to launch suicide attacks as part of a wider uprising to establish an independent Tibet.

Apr 1, 2008

Tibet policy pokes holes in the image China has so carefully cultivated ahead of the Olympics

Apr 1, 2008

The European Union could invite the Dalai Lama to Brussels, France's foreign minister said Tuesday.

Apr 1, 2008

The recent anti-Chinese protests in Tibet and several surrounding provinces in China have been watched with concern by governments in nearby South and Southeast Asia, especially India.

Apr 1, 2008

I don't care if Tibet is free or not. I care very much whether the people in Tibet are free. It's that distinction that seems to be missing in the discussion about the government crackdown on recent demonstrations.

Pages

Subscribe to News & Commentary