Beijing says new rules are necessary to fight 'extremism' but rights groups have called similar restrictions repressive.
by Sunaina Kumar
by Lim Li Min
- Yarno Ritzen
Politics01 Jul 2015 09:10 GMT
Military commander in mainly Muslim region says army must develop economy in area and discourage "religious extremism".
Xinjiang24 Mar 2015 11:20 GMT
The three men were accused of taking part in attack that killed 31 people at train station in Kunming last year.
Politics08 Dec 2014 10:48 GMT
Convicts accused of carrying out two deadly attacks in the violence-torn far-western Xinjiang region.
Politics27 Sep 2014 02:05 GMT
Region's government says violence after Sunday's explosions in western region left 40 "rioters" and six civilians dead.
Politics22 Sep 2014 11:20 GMT
At least two people killed, and several others injured in multiple blasts in China's Xinjiang province.
Politics18 Sep 2014 11:59 GMT
Prominent academic Ilham Tohti faces 10 years to life in prison on charges rights activists dismiss as arbitrary.
Politics17 Sep 2014 15:28 GMT
Ilham Tohti, an economics professor in Beijing, is charged with promoting independence for Muslim Uighurs.
Politics12 Sep 2014 16:41 GMT
Three men sentenced to death and one woman to life in prison for Kunming train station attack that killed 31 people.
Asia Pacific12 Sep 2014 05:42 GMT
Carnage dubbed by state media as "China's 9/11" left dozens dead and 140 wounded at Kunming train station in March.
Asia Pacific05 Jul 2014 13:05 GMT
The government's attempt to clamp down on religious expression has backfired among Uyghurs.
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