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  1. News - China Insider - TERRORISM

    Calmer, conciliatory voices clash with radical ones on social media as China grieves Kunming victims

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 05:39pm by Chris Luo

    ... debate. While officials have blamed “separatists” from China’s vast northwestern Xinjiang region for the terror attack, others on microblog services have called for mourning and have stressed that not all Uygurs should be seen as terrorists. Liberal legal scholar Xu Xin, who claims more than 6 million followers on his Weibo microblog, urged the public not to vent their anger on Xinjiang ...

  2. News - China - TERRORISM

    China denounces US for sending Uygur 'terrorists' to Slovakia

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 05:03pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... according to the Pentagon. Slovakia’s Interior Ministry confirmed that it would take in the three. Uygurs are a Turkic-speaking Muslim people from China’s far western region of Xinjiang. Chinese ... the latest outbreak of violence in Xinjiang, also blamed by Beijing on “terrorists”. “These remarks neglect the facts and are feeble,” he said. “We urge the United States to abandon their double ...

  3. News - China - TERRORISM

    Trepidation and heavy police presence in Kunming Uygur neighbourhood after weekend massacre

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 10:36am by Zhuang Pinghui and Mimi Lau

    ... attack on "Xinjiang separatist forces" and branded it an act of terrorism.  A doctor at a clinic in the area said she saw police officers and Swat teams patrolling the streets, ...

  4. News - China - TERRORISM

    Uygurs in Beijing fear backlash over Tiananmen Square vehicle attack

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:08am by Raymond Li, Teddy Ng

    ... as soon as possible." Police have detained five Uygurs from the restive western region of Xinjiang in connection with the incident, according to Beijing police and Xinhua reports. Xinjiang ... front" against terrorism. The political chief of the Xinjiang public security bureau Zhang Zeyu told a Xinjiang news portal that hostile Western forces were to blame for the region's ...

  5. News - China - TERRORISM

    Islamist group calls Tiananmen attack 'jihadist operation': monitoring service

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 10:50am by Reuters

    ... Islamic Movement (ETIM), a Muslim Uygur separatist group in Xinjiang, for the attack, and arrested five people they said were radical Islamists planning a holy war. Since the Tiananmen incident, security has been strengthened in both Beijing and in Xinjiang, the restive far western region Uygurs call home. Some Uygur groups are campaigning for an independent homeland ...

  6. News - China - TERRORISM

    Second hoax threat to airlines in 2 days

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... six Uygur men reportedly tried to hijack a domestic flight in the restive far-western Xinjiang region, but were thwarted by crew and passengers. ...



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