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  1. News - China - COURTS

    Ilham Tohti to appeal separatism conviction and jailing for life, lawyers say

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:05am by Minnie Chan

    ... illegal judicial procedures carried out by the police and procuratorial department in Xinjiang. It also requested the authorities acquit him of all charges," Li said. Tohti, 44, a moderate ... Court of Urumqi for promoting independence for Xinjiang on his Uygur- and Chinese-language website Uighur Online. He was accused of using the website to attack the central government's ...

  2. News - China - Anti-terrorism drive

    China sentences four for 'plotting attacks' and 'trying to join foreign terror groups'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 11:55am by Reuters

    ... separatist group the Chinese government has accused of committing  a series of terrorist  acts in Xinjiang. The other two were captured in Honghe, the Yunnan.cnreport said without giving the date ... groups, which they blame for a series of attacks across China and in Xinjiang, the traditional home of Uygurs. Shen Deyong, the executive vice-president of China's Supreme People's ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Shenzhen Oct-Loft jazz festival brings 30 bands

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... great affection for live music that is the cornerstone philosophy underlying the Oct-Loft Jazz Festival. "I'm most looking forward to Ganelin Trio," Tu says from Xinjiang, where ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to go on trial for separatism this week, says lawyer

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:18pm by AFP, AP

    ... by a court in Xinjiang’s capital Urumqi, said Liu Xiaoyuan, his lawyer and a Chinese human rights specialist. Tohti, formerly an economics professor at Beijing University, was arrested earlier this year in Beijing amid rising tensions in the northwestern region of Xinjiang between Muslim Uygurs and majority Han people. He has been a vocal critic of the government’s policies towards ...

  5. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Taxi driver murder suspect found after 16 years on the run; photographic treasures saved

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... in Xinjiang, the news website Hn.rednet.cn reports. The man was 17 at the time of the killing and he ended up living in Yining after obtaining a new identity card. Police noticed the photograph ...

  6. News - China - COURTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti denies charges in separatism trial

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35pm by AGENCIES

    ... Ilham Tohti denied allegations that he engaged in separatism as he went on trial Wednesday in the far western region of Xinjiang, as critics warned his prosecution would fan tensions in the region. Tohti, a former economics professor in Beijing, is accused of leading activities aimed at overthrowing Chinese rule in Xinjiang, where authorities have been waging a “war on terror” ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Uygur-Han Chinese couples offered 10,000 yuan a year to marry in Xinjiang county

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 06:16pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com No takers so far for largely Uygur area's cash rewards for inter-ethnic weddings to promote integration; academic doubts they will work Xinjiang county pays mixed marriage perks A county in the restive Xinjiang region has introduced a package of perks and cash rewards to encourage people from ethnic minorities to marry members of the Han ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Beijing shifts from indulgence to hard line on Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by Alex Lo

    ... in the Pacific. "Terrorist" activities from Xinjiang have only toughened Beijing's crackdown in the region. In his usual insensitive but not untrue way, Executive Council member Arthur Li ... Tibet, the activists from Xinjiang and some of the one-time student leaders of June 4 were willing to die for the cause. Our student activists recently complained about a lack of food and drinks ...

  9. News - China - XINJIANG

    Farmers, police stage anti-terror drill in Xinjiang

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 01:34pm

    ... drill in Toksun county in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Sunday, state media reported today. In Yilahu village, a scenario was created in which the police station was attacked ... explosions, fires and hostages. More than 100 civilians have been killed in terrorist attacks in China, most of them in Xinjiang, during the past year, according to media reports. At the end of July, ...

  10. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- September 26, 2014

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 10:00am

    ... Financial Times Australian economy changes as exports to China slow |Source: Businessweek Society Dispatches from Xinjiang: Perhat, a gracious Uygur rock star |Source: Beijing Cream New Museums ...




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