Chairman Xi Jinping said last December that the great revival of the Chinese nation was the greatest Chinese dream. Here are the Chinese communist party’s five big nightmares, some of which could loosen its grip over the country.
Malacca Dilemma: Former premier Wen Jiabao’s coinage. Nearly 82 % of China’s oil imports that fuel the world’s fastest growing Continue reading
Accompanying a major exhibition (until July 8 2013) of her work at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York, Lisa Ross releases “Living Shrines of Uyghur China”, a book of photographs a decade in the making, whose subject is the shrines to folk saints (in Uyghur, mazar) found throughout the region.
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China exploits discourses surrounding ‘War on Terror’ to further deny the rights of the Uyghur population, who was the victim of yet another violent attack on 23rd April 2013.
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The turn of the millennium has signalled a new era for Islam and its relationship with the western world. Whereas the Continue reading
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The increasing timidity of Western democracies to pursue the principle of responsibility to protect at an international level is leaving the Chinese government with the freedom to oppress
The ethnic conflict in East Turkistan, (aka Uyghur Autonomous Region of China) erupted again on Wednesday, leaving Continue reading
Chinese authorities at a university in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang ( Former East Turkestan ) have detained at least three ethnic minority Uyghur students, according to a Uyghur website and an exile group.
Three detained students at Tarim University in Aksu prefecture were named by the Uyghur Online website (Uyghurbiz.net) Continue reading
Authorities in Shanghai have detained six Muslim Uyghurs following clashes between police and dozens of protesting Uyghur street vendors outside a major mosque in the city, residents and exile Uyghurs said.
“At least six people are currently being held by the Shanghai state security police,” said Dilxat Raxit, Sweden-based spokesman for the exile World Uyghur Congress. Continue reading
An exile group has challenged Chinese authorities to reveal the identities of ethnic Uyghurs killed in last week’s deadly violence in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region ( Former East Turkestan ) and those subsequently arrested and accused of being terrorists.
The April 23 violence in Siriqbuya (in Chinese, Selibuya) township in Kashgar prefecture’s Maralbeshi (Bachu) county left Continue reading