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  1. News - China - ETHNIC UNREST

    Police officer among 16 killed in Kashgar ‘anti-terror’ raid

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... stepped up its crack down on what it says are terrorist and separatist elements in the region. A new national-level anti-terrorism task force held its first full meeting on Tuesday in Beijing, the Ministry of Public Security said on its website. The ministry said the National Anti-terrorism Work Group, led by Public Security Minister Guo Shengkun, includes senior leaders from the Central ...

  2. Paramilitary police prepare for the worst

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... in Beijing, Shanghai, Xinjiang, Tibet and at four other bases declared their loyalty, Xinhuanet reported. They will be responsible for tasks such as security checks, anti-terrorism operations ...

  3. Security chief talks tough on Xinjiang

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Turkic-speaking Uygurs make up nearly half the population. Xinhua quoted Public Security Minister Meng Jianzhu as telling delegates to a national anti-terrorism work conference in Urumqi, the capital ... with more adamant determination and stronger measures,' Meng said. The hardline stand taken by Meng, who is also the head of a national anti-terrorism taskforce, comes in the wake of at least ...

  4. Mock attack on service station tests Urumqi police, firefighters

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Dozens of Urumqi police were mobilised for an anti-terrorism drill in the capital of Xinjiang, Xinhua said yesterday. The exercise on Thursday, which comes a little more than three months before the Olympics, involved a mock attack on a petrol station by a criminal gang, with thick smoke from an explosion shrouding the building. Firefighters practised rescuing ...

  5. News - China - XINJIANG

    China sentences three to death over Xinjiang unrest

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:27am by AFP

    ... dead according to overseas reports in what state media said was an “anti-terrorism” incident in which a Chinese policeman was also killed. Violent riots involving Uygurs and Han Chinese ...

  6. China and Turkey in joint drill

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... That is a strong indication, as it is where terrorists usually hide,' Li Wei, an anti-terrorism expert at the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, said. Ethnically and culturally ... about the terrorist threat in Xinjiang. 'China and Turkey have been strengthening co-operation in anti-terrorism over the past months. What we see is not an isolated incident but a general ...

  7. Four killed in attack on Xinjiang police station

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on August 19 last year. Xinhua said yesterday that in a bid to supervise local officials on anti-terrorist affairs, a task force from the state anti-terrorism office in Beijing had been sent ... capital, Urumqi. Observers in Beijing said they did not think the attack in Hotan indicated a resurgence of ethnic tensions or instability in Xinjiang. Li Wei, director of the anti-terrorism ...

  8. Crackdown on crime ahead of trade show

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... anti-terrorism unit to Xinjiang early this month. The People's Daily report said Xinjiang police had mobilised all available manpower to monitor downtown areas around the clock, including squares, ...

  9. News - China - SECURITY

    Police kill 14 'terrorists' in Xinjiang after two officers killed in attack

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 12:37pm by Angela Meng, LAURA ZHOU

    ... chief Meng Jianzhu said the East Turkestan Islamic Movement was behind the attack. Police said suspects from Hotan in Xinjiang orchestrated the attack. Li Wei, a Beijing-based anti-terrorism ...

  10. Concerns over Olympics as Uygurs linked to terror camp

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... measures. A 100,000-strong anti-terrorism force is in place, surface-to-air missiles have been deployed around the major venues, and bag searches are being carried out on the subway system. From ... the agency did not say where the sessions had taken place. Li Wei, director of the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations' Centre for Anti- terrorism Research, said so-called ...




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