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  1. News - China - XINJIANG

    China security minister wants Xinjiang terror crackdown to reach 'every house and village'

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 02:35pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Public security minister says wide-ranging investigations needed to ensure stability Terrorism crackdown will reach 'every home' Public Security Minister Guo Shengkun said the crackdown on terrorism "should reach every single village and household" as he paid a visit to Xinjiang, the scene of a series of violent attacks ...

  2. News - China - XINJIANG

    Xinjiang's party chief urges 'firm hand' in anti-terror crackdown and engaging with Uygurs

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:00pm by Angela Meng, AFP

    ... in the long-term stability of the region. Xinjiang has become the front line in Beijing's national anti-terrorism crackdown, with the central government blaming the recent spate of violence around the country, including bombings and knife attacks, on separatists seeking to establish an independent Islamic state. However, human rights groups and the mainly Muslim Uygurs say Beijing's ...

  3. News - China - XINJIANG

    Nine jailed for terror crimes as Xinjiang holds latest public sentencing

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 12:36pm by Reuters

    ... on terror-related offences during a public sentencing in front of more than 3,000 people, state media said today. The government of Qapqal, close to the border with Kazakhstan, also announced arrest ... of or are suspected of include calling for holy war, attending overseas terror training camps, separatism and fanning ethnic hatred, the newspaper said, citing the Qapqal government. It did not identify ...

  4. News - China - XINJIANG

    Uygur militant’s support for Kunming knife attack ‘proof of China’s terror threat’

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 06:57pm by Reuters

    ... against terror, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Beijing blamed the stabbings at a train station in the southwestern city of Kunming on extremists from China’s far western region of Xinjiang, home to the Muslim Uygur people. Abdullah Mansour, leader of the rebel Turkestan Islamic Party, called the March 1 attack an “expensive offer” for China to reconsider its “cruel” policies ...

  5. News - China - XINJIANG

    China airs ‘frustration’ after US report challenges Beijing’s terror attack findings

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:38pm by Teddy Ng

    ... Uygurs careened into an ornamental bridge and exploded, killing all those onboard and two tourists. Chinese authorities said it was a terror plot by the separatist group East Turkestan Islamic ... to step up counter-terrorism co-operation with Washington. The Chinese Foreign Ministry late last night accused the United States of having “double standards” and making “irresponsible remarks” ...

  6. News - China - XINJIANG

    Confessions by killers of pro-Beijing imam in Xinjiang are broadcast

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 06:59pm by Andrea Chen

    ... the Koran and that killing him could help raise his own profile. The imam, Jume Tahir, 74, was a former National People’s Congress delegate and former vice-president of the Islamic Association ... the deadly car crash in Tiananmen Square in Beijing last year. The official media has been playing up a propaganda campaign against terrorism since Xinjiang party chief Zhang Chunxian vowed to use ...

  7. News - China - XINJIANG

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti defiant as trial ends; verdict next week

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:03pm by Reuters

    ... the government's repressive policies, including controls on Islam, have provoked unrest. Tohti, who taught at Beijing's Minzu University, which specialises in ethnic minority studies, has said he ... calling for Tohti's release. On Wednesday, a court in the southwestern province of Yunnan sentenced four people to between 10 and 20 years in jail for “plotting terror attacks”, state media ...

  8. News - China - XINJIANG

    Farmers, police stage anti-terror drill in Xinjiang

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 01:34pm

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Exercise in Toksun county comes after attacks have killed dozens of civilians in the region Thousands of hoe-wielding farmers joined police to take in an anti-terror ... from the police, who then enacted an anti-terror emergency plan to capture them. As the police swept the farm in search of the terrorists, local officials organised thousands of farmers ...

  9. News - China - XINJIANG

    Chinese police blame ETIM separatist group for deadly Urumqi attack

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Ismail Yusup, fugitive member of group, accused of planning attack from abroad ETIM tied to Urumqi rail attack, say police Police blamed the East Turkestan Islamic ... members of the gang started to preach Islamic extremism in 2005. Yusup fled abroad after becoming wanted by police for making explosives and joined the ETIM in 2013. Officials in Xinjiang could ...

  10. News - China - XINJIANG

    Uygur kills police officer in Urumqi, state media say

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:59am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... an independent state called East Turkestan. Abdullah Mansour, leader of the rebel Turkestan Islamic Party, called the Kunming attack an "expensive offer" for China to reconsider its ... for nothing, for their blood will bring tens more to carry out jihad." The Turkestan Islamic Party, which China equates with the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), keeps a low profile ...




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