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Award-winning Chinese photographer Lu Guang disappears in Xinjiang, wife says

November 29, 2018 |

An award-winning Chinese photographer has disappeared in China after reportedly being taken away by authorities in Xinjiang province. – RSS Channel – World


China legalizes Xinjiang ‘re-education camps’ after denying they exist

October 11, 2018 |

Authorities in China’s far-western Xinjiang region appear to have officially legalized so-called re-education camps for people accused of religious extremism a little more than a month after denying such centers exist. – RSS Channel – World

Twelve Days in Xinjiang: How China’s Surveillance State Overwhelms Daily Life

December 20, 2017 |

The government has turned the northwestern region into a laboratory for high-tech social controls. Citizens and visitors must run a daily gantlet of police checkpoints, surveillance cameras and machines scanning their ID cards, faces, eyeballs and sometimes entire bodies. What’s News Asia

China’s Xinjiang Region Hit by Blasts

September 22, 2014 |

At least two people were killed and an undisclosed number injured after multiple explosions in China’s western Xinjiang region on Sunday, state media said. What’s News Asia

China Offers New Details on Xinjiang Region

August 4, 2014 |

Chinese police forces last week gunned down 59 people and arrested another 215 during a violent uprising in the country’s far western Xinjiang region that left almost 100 dead, the government said. What’s News Asia

China: 9 terror suspects killed in restive Xinjiang region

August 3, 2014 |

Nine terror suspects were killed and another was captured in the volatile northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang on Friday, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, citing police. – World

Deadly Attack in China’s Xinjiang Region

May 1, 2014 |

Three people were killed in what Chinese state media says was a terrorist attack involving knives and explosives at a railway station in the capital of western China’s Xinjiang region. What’s News Asia

Clash in China’s Restive Xinjiang Region Kills 12

January 26, 2014 |

Police in the restive western Chinese region of Xinjiang killed six people who attacked them with explosive devices, according to official media, while another six died in explosions during the incident. What’s News Asia

China Says Terrorists Behind Xinjiang Attack

January 1, 2014 |

Police have identified the eight people shot dead by authorities on Monday and a ninth arrested outside a police station in China’s far western region of Xinjiang as members of a terrorist group, state media reported. What’s News Asia

China Seeks Two From Xinjiang Over Tiananmen ‘Car Crash’

October 29, 2013 |

A police investigation into a car that caught fire Monday in Tiananmen Square, killing five people and injuring 38, appears to be focusing on Xinjiang, the western province where China faces armed resistance by indigenous Muslims. Reuters reports that police in Beijing have named two suspects from Xinjiang and license plates for four cars registered there. A notice sent Monday to hotels in Beijing sought information about two “likely suspects” from the restive region, whose Uighur population speaks a Turkish dialect and follow traditions that set them apart from China’s majority Han people.
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