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  1. News - China - XINJIANG

    Five suicide bombers were responsible for killing 31 in Xinjiang attack: state media

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 01:41pm by Reuters in Urumqi

    ... discrimination in favour of the Han people, China’s majority ethnic group. Residents said the morning market, where the attack occurred, was predominantly frequented by Han Chinese customers, though many of the vendors are Uygurs. A Han Chinese man, surnamed Zheng, said he had left the market just 20 minutes before the attack occurred. He said after he heard the blast, he rushed back to see plumes ...

  2. News - China - XINJIANG

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti accused of leading group of students in trying to split Chinese state

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:18pm by Adrian Wan in Beijing adrianwan@scmp.com

    ... of China’s crackdown on dissent in Xinjiang, where tension between Uygurs and the majority Han Chinese has led to outbreaks of violence. “We thought he might face a death sentence, but the prosecutor ...

  3. News - China - XINJIANG

    Xinjiang tells Uygur Muslims to ignore religious customs during Ramadan

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 07:17pm by Reuters

    ... Urumqi, where nearly 200 people were killed after ethnic violence erupted between Uygurs and the majority Han Chinese. One village school near Ulugqat county close to China’s western border said ...

  4. News - China - XINJIANG

    Pouring money into Xinjiang infrastructure won't solve problems, experts warn

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:57am by Adrian Wan

    ... discrimination and religious repression, he said. "Our research shows that ethnic minorities aren't specifically discriminated against in the job market. It's only that many Han companies deal with other Han companies and so their employees have to speak Putonghua. So, we must find ways to help them grasp the language too," he said.   ...

  5. News - China - XINJIANG

    Jailed Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti ‘may have faced secret trial’, lawyer says

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:19pm by Minnie Chan

    ... and Han residents after riots in Urumqi in July, 2009, left at least 200 dead. ...

  6. News - China - XINJIANG

    Suspects behind Xinjiang attacks 'belonged to terrorist groups'

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 01:15pm

    ... the region’s unrest is fuelled by resentment against settlers from the Chinese Han majority and official discrimination and restrictions on their native culture and Islamic practices. In the May 22 ...

  7. News - China - XINJIANG

    Police announce first arrest after suicide bombing attack in Xinjiang

    Posted May 24th 2014, 10:34am by Reuters, AP

    ... and the culture of Uygurs, Muslims who speak a Turkic language. The Uygurs have long complained of official discrimination in favour of the Han people, China’s majority ethnic group. The attackers ...

  8. News - China - XINJIANG

    Seven arrested in Xinjiang over deadly attack May 1 at Urumqi train station

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:16pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in several large cities this year, increasing tensions between China's ethnic minorities and the majority Han population, with security precautions being upgraded in almost every region. ...

  9. News - China - XINJIANG

    Security tightened after three killed in bomb, knife attack at Urumqi train station

    Posted May 01st 2014, 05:47pm by Li Jing and Adrian Wan

    ... The station exit, where the blast took place, was cordoned off on Thursday, leaving many onlookers, both Han and Uygur, standing by solemnly and quietly exchanging words about the attack. “Some people ...

  10. News - China - XINJIANG

    ‘Most Uygurs are good people’: China official warns against linking Kunming attack to ethnicity

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 01:51pm by Reuters

    ... been killed in unrest since last April. Fear and resentment between majority Han Chinese and Uygurs spread after the attack, said Zhu Weiqun, the chairman of the ethnic and religious affairs ... concern over the growing frictions between Uygurs and Han Chinese and the potential for further unrest. Chinese authorities should stop using the attack to carry out “extreme propaganda” ...




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