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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    Uygur Aids activist arrested for ‘threatening national security’

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:53pm by Vanessa Piao

    ... Vanessa Piao Uygur Aids activist held on same day as scholar A Uygur Aids activist from Xinjiang was detained for allegedly endangering state security on the same day as outspoken Uygur academic Ilham Tohti was taken away by police, a former colleague said. Akebaier Yiming was detained in Urumqi on January 15 when he returned to Xinjiang to attend his father's funeral, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1445312/uygur-aids-activist-arrested-threatening-national-security
  2. News - China Insider - VIOLENCE

    Police kill 8 'terrorists' in Xinjiang attack: report

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 12:10pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Police in Xinjiang killed eight people who had attacked them using knives and explosives in a stand-off in the early hours of Monday. One further suspect has since been ... Xinjiang province has seen a series of clashes in recent months between members of the Uygur ethnic minority and security forces. Monday's clash occurred about two hundred kilometres southwest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1393057/police-kill-8-terrorists-xinjiang-attack-reports
  3. 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

    ... Angela Meng and Laura Zhou Officers open fire after two policemen die in machete and bomb attack Police kill 14 'terrorists' in Xinjiang Police in Xinjiang have killed 14 members ... and killed 14 people and arrested two. The local government did not answer calls and a police station in Shufu said it had no comment. It was the seventh reported attack in Xinjiang this year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1381819/least-16-killed-clash-kashgar-restive-xinjiang-region-report
  4. News - China - XINJIANG

    Al-Qaeda magazine calls for Xinjiang to be ‘recovered by the Islamic Caliphate’

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 12:28pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com A new English-language magazine released by al-Qaeda describes China’s restive Xinjiang region as an “occupied Muslim land” to be “recovered [into] ... Turkistan,” referring to the name for Xinjiang used by those who advocate independence from China. While much of the article is inaccurate – it claims, for example, that teaching the Quran is illegal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1621190/new-al-qaeda-magazine-calls-xinjiang-be-recovered-islamic-caliphate
  5. News - China - XINJIANG

    China sentences three to death over Xinjiang unrest

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced three people to death and another to 25 years in jail over violent unrest in the ethnically-divided Xinjiang region ... dead. In a brief report late Thursday it said a court in Xinjiang “sentenced three persons to death and one person to 25 years in jail for a violent terrorist attack” in Shanshan on that date. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1308975/china-sentences-three-death-over-xinjiang-unrest
  6. News - China Insider - XINJIANG

    Deadly Xinjiang 'terrorist' shootout revealed after week-long silence

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 02:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Reports say 22 people were killed after police raid in Kashgar A minor Chinese newspaper has for the first time reported on a violent confrontation last week between security forces and "terrorists" in Xinjiang, in which at least 22 people were killed, according to exile sources. The Kashgar Daily reported on Wednesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1300059/deadly-xinjiang-shootout-revealed-after-week-long-silence
  7. News - China - ETHNIC UNREST

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

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

    ... was killed during a raid on August 20 in the restive area of southern Xinjiang. The report, which focused on a large memorial gathering for the fallen officer on Sunday, made no mention of other ... for Yan, who was in the middle of the firefight, the Kashgar Daily reported. Repeated calls to the Xinjiang government's press office went unanswered yesterday. Several deadly clashes have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1300255/officer-among-16-killed-kashgar-anti-terror-raid
  8. News - China Insider - Ethnic tensions

    Pregnant police officer among eight killed in Xinjiang stabbing spree: reports

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 02:04pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Unconfirmed reports suggest that another stabbing spree in China’s western Xinjiang region last Friday has claimed up to eight lives, including a pregnant police officer. Citing two local village leaders, Radio Free Asia said the attack in Pishan County in Xinjiang’s Hotal Prefecture killed eight people: six government employees and two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1616141/pregnant-police-officer-among-eight-killed-xinjiang-stabbing
  9. News - China - UNREST

    Xinjiang hit by more deadly violence

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Official account says no members of public dead in Hotan but a resident says there were fatalities Xinjiang rocked by more violence Xinjiang suffered another ... by Xinjiang's publicity department, issued a report before midnight of an "armed gang fight" in a township under Hotan. It said the incident was soon subdued by police, "with no member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1271411/xinjiang-hit-more-deadly-violence
  10. News - China - XINJIANG

    Kashgar court sentences 12 to death over bloody attack in Yarkand, Xinjiang

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 05:00am by AFP

    ... condemned 12 people to death and gave another 15 suspended death sentences in connection with a July attack in Xinjiang, the regional government's Tianshan portal said. Thirty-seven civilians ... said. The incident was the bloodiest in Xinjiang since rioting involving members of the Han majority and the Uygur minority left around 200 people dead in the capital Urumqi in 2009. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1615911/kashgar-court-sentences-12-death-over-bloody-attack-yarkand-xinjiang

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