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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's narrative of Han expansion

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... were Han, so it needed massive immigration to bring the percentage up to today's 40 per cent - and over 70 per cent in the cities of Urumqi and Karamay. Taiwan was saved from probable ...

  2. Beijing to reactivate Olympic security plan for anniversary

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... security was also aimed at preventing and cracking down on crime. One of the chief concerns, however, appears to be the possibility of terrorist attacks after the deadly riots in Urumqi ... ethnic group, as terrorist actions aimed at achieving independence. Han Chinese mobs in Urumqi also made deadly attacks on Uygurs during the troubles. Mainland officials have said the blanket ...

  3. Key personnel changes expected at party plenum

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and widespread social discontent, appear to be intensifying. The party boss and police chief of Xinjiang's capital, Urumqi, were sacked at the weekend for failing to properly quell ethnic clashes ...

  4. Beijing sees no chance of Chinese 'jasmine' revolt

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... It added new cities to the list of demonstration venues- including Urumqi in Xinjiang and Lhasa in Tibet, both scenes of protest in the past. There were minor protests and scuffles with authorities ...

  5. News - 18th Party Congress

    President Hu Jintao's legacy seen as one of stability but stagnation

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... China ride out global financial crisis. July 2009- Thousands of Uygurs clash with Han Chinese in Urumqi, Xinjiang. At least 197 people killed. December 2009- Rights activist Liu Xiaobo jailed ...



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