Asia Pacific

Out of Xinjiang: Muslim Uighurs recount China crackdown

Testimonies by Muslim Uighurs who escaped Xinjiang confirm reports of 'systematic campaign of human rights violations'.

Escape from Xinjiang: Muslim Uighurs speak of China persecution

China

Chinese Muslims protest against mosque demolition plan

Rare demonstration by Hui minority group comes amid broad government crackdown on religious practice.

Chinese Muslims protest against planned mosque demolition

Asia

China bans 'abnormal' beards, veils in Xinjiang

Beijing says new rules are necessary to fight 'extremism' but rights groups have called similar restrictions repressive.

China Uighurs: Ban on long beards, veils in Xinjiang

Asia Pacific

China's Communist Party hardens rhetoric on Islam

Regional Chinese officials make repeated warnings about threat of religious 'extremism' during meeting in Beijing.

China's Communist Party hardens rhetoric on Islam

Uighur

For Uighur exiles, Kashmir is heaven

A second and third generation of Uighurs far removed from their Chinese homeland find home in Jammu and Kashmir.

For Uighur exiles, Kashmir is heaven

China

China orders Xinjiang residents to hand in passports

Order targets region with 10 million-strong Muslim Uighur minority, who frequently complain of religious discrimination.

China: Xinjiang residents told to turn in passports

Interactive

Interactive: China's Uighur unrest

Ethnic violence has wracked China's restive Xinjiang region, leading to a tight government clampdown.

Interactive: China's Uighur unrest

China

China vows to bring 'modern civilisation' to Xinjiang

Military commander in mainly Muslim region says army must develop economy in area and discourage "religious extremism".

China vows to bring 'modern civilisation' to Xinjiang

Xinjiang

China executes Uighurs convicted of mass stabbing

The three men were accused of taking part in attack that killed 31 people at train station in Kunming last year.

China executes Uighurs convicted of mass stabbing

Human Rights

Eight sentenced to death for China attacks

Convicts accused of carrying out two deadly attacks in the violence-torn far-western Xinjiang region.

Eight sentenced to death for China attacks

Asia Pacific

Deadly blasts in China's Xinjiang reported

Region's government says violence after Sunday's explosions in western region left 40 "rioters" and six civilians dead.

Deadly blasts in China's Xinjiang reported

Asia Pacific

Deadly blasts strike China's Xinjiang

At least two people killed, and several others injured in multiple blasts in China's Xinjiang province.

Deadly blasts strike China's Xinjiang

China

Trial of Uighur scholar resumes in China

Prominent academic Ilham Tohti faces 10 years to life in prison on charges rights activists dismiss as arbitrary.

Trial of Uighur scholar resumes in China

War & Conflict

Prominent Uighur scholar denies China charges

Ilham Tohti, an economics professor in Beijing, is charged with promoting independence for Muslim Uighurs.

Prominent Uighur scholar denies China charges

Human Rights

China stabbing suspects sentenced to death

Three men sentenced to death and one woman to life in prison for Kunming train station attack that killed 31 people.

China stabbing suspects sentenced to death