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  1. Xinjiang violence nothing to fuss about, official says

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com A top Xinjiang official and National People's Congress deputy says it is normal for an area with ethnic tensions to have rioting like the region ... an estimated 200 lives. He argued that the Xinjiang government had not restricted the religious freedom of residents. He called the region secure despite a rampage by axe-wielding men in Yecheng ...

  2. Nothing can excuse the violence in Xinjiang

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The violence that erupted in Xinjiang's capital is deplorable. We do not know how a protest, which reportedly began as a peaceful demonstration in the heart of Urumqi by ethnic ... tensions between the two ethnic groups. The government has accused the Washington-based Uygur American Association and its exiled leader, prominent former Xinjiang businesswoman Rebiya Kadeer, ...

  3. Pakistan says Xinjiang terror group broken

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Xinjiang. But a US-based expert on the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), an umbrella organisation that Beijing has labelled as terrorist, said the militant group had managed to win more ... weakening the militant organisation that has advocated an independent Xinjiang. 'I am very happy to inform you that they [ETIM] have been broken,' Malik said. 'As you are aware, two ...

  4. Campaign to 'strike hard' at Xinjiang rioters

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Police have stepped up their anti-terrorism clampdown in Xinjiang, launching a 'strike hard' campaign to revive a manhunt for suspects involved in deadly rioting ... government has accused exiled Uygur activist Rebiya Kadeer and her World Uygur Congress of masterminding the riots, a claim that she and the group have rejected. Xinjiang authorities have repeatedly ...

  5. Spreading ethnically sensitive views now a crime in Xinjiang

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A new law in Xinjiang makes it a criminal offence to produce or spread information that could jeopardise ethnic solidarity. The law, which was ratified by the region's ... and glorious obligation for each citizen in Xinjiang', the China News Service reported. The law bans organisations or individuals from disseminating opinion and information that are unfavourable ...

  6. Media drive praises Xinjiang crackdown

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Beijing has launched a media drive to publicise its policies in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the run-up to the 60th anniversary of Communist rule. An overseas ... 'development and achievements', Xinhua said. Under the theme 'Harmonious Xinjiang', the media sent representatives to more than 10 cities and prefectures to interview people across ...

  7. Xinjiang confident of reining in rebels

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Officials from the Xinjiang Autonomous Region say they are making progress in their fight against rebels who want to split the predominantly Muslim area from China. Speaking on the sidelines of the NPC yesterday, Li Shile, deputy secretary-general of Xinjiang, said most of the 11 separatists placed on the mainland's most-wanted list late last year had ...

  8. Experts doubt Xinjiang radical group's claim over deadly blasts

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Mainland experts have cast doubt over the claims by a Xinjiang separatist group that it was responsible for deadly bus explosions in Kunming and Shanghai this year ... established about two years ago, making it relatively new compared with other Xinjiang militant groups, and was not capable of co-ordinating attacks. 'It has threatened to attack China ...

  9. Terror threat is real, says Xinjiang chief

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li and Ng Tze-wei in Beijing Claims that airliner plot was faked cause anger Xinjiang's chief lashed out yesterday at western claims that the foiled terrorist attacks ... as major destabilising factors in predominantly Muslim Xinjiang. Quoting an unnamed official, Global Times, a paper affiliated to the Communist Party's mouthpiece, People's Daily, ...

  10. 'Open' trials for suspected Xinjiang terrorists

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... in January in a raid on a training camp said to be operated by the banned East Turkestan Islamic Movement. Shi Dagang, party secretary of the Kashgar district in Xinjiang said no overseas nationals ... and weapons were seized from the camp. In addition to the 17 arrests, 18 other suspected terrorists and a police officer were killed in the raid, in the mountains of Xinjiang's Pamir Plateau, ...




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