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Ban on “Extreme” Muslim Baby Names in Xinjiang

In the latest of a series of recent regulations aimed at combatting “religious extremism” in Xinjiang, regional authorities ...
April 27, 2017 5:24 PM

Rights Lawyer Xie Yang’s Trial Postponed

Rights lawyer Xie Yang, one of the few still awaiting trial after the 2015 “Black Friday” or “709” crackdown, was expected to stand trial ...
April 25, 2017 9:09 PM

Tycoon’s Claims Show Limits of China’s Anti-graft Drive

The number of prosecutions under Xi Jinping’s signature anti-corruption campaign fell last year for the first time since its inception, and ...
April 18, 2017 8:46 PM