ighurs and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities in China’s Xinjiang autonomous region face systematic and state-organised “mass internment and torture amounting to crimes against humanity”, Amnesty International said, citing dozens of eyewitness accounts from former detainees, as the group stepped up calls for the camps to be closed. Hands of a Muslim woman holding bars … Continue reading Amnesty: China is committing crimes against humanity
The United States said on Friday it would add 33 Chinese firms and institutions to an economic blacklist, citing "national security" and "human rights" issues. The U.S. Commerce Department said in a statement that it will add 24 Chinese governmental and commercial organizations to the Entity List "for engaging in activities contrary to the national security or … Continue reading Trade War: US to sanction more Chinese companies
China issued a white paper on historical matters concerning Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday. China is a unified multi-ethnic country, and the various ethnic groups in Xinjiang have long been part of the Chinese nation. Throughout its long history, Xinjiang's development has been closely related to that of China, said the white paper issued … Continue reading How China is tackling terrorism and standard of living in Xinjiang
As a warning to citizens against growing tensions in China's northwestern region, the government has reportedly built a large complex of prison yards outside Xinjiang's regional capital Urumqi, reports confirm. In total, there are seven prisons--all linked together, Radio Free Asia said. All the buildings were constructed in the Xinshi New City District just north of … Continue reading China building more prisons in restive Xinjiang
Chinese and Pakistan border troops have for the first time launched joint patrolling of the border connecting PoK with Xinjiang province amid reports that over 100 Uighurs have fled the restive region to join ISIS. The state media reported about the joint patrol even as Chinese President Xi Jinping asked the Chinese Muslims to practice … Continue reading China-Pakistan Troops Launch First Joint Border Patrols Near PoK.
The picture below shows one of China's scariest roads located between Xinjiang-Tibet. It is a highway passing through mountains in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. As one of the world's highest motorable roads, Xinjiang-Tibet Highway, or China National Highway 219, connects Xinjiang and southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region with an average altitude of over … Continue reading Xinjiang-Tibet Highway: One Of The World’s Highest Motorable Highways.
An effective co-ordination and commitment in the Chinese military has greatly reduced terrorism and violence in most parts of the country especially Xinjiang which has constantly revolted against the authorities. It is believed that terror groups around the world has infiltrated China in a bid to destabilize the government. These attacks are planned online and … Continue reading China Threatened But Not Afraid To Fight Terrorism.