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Ilham Tohti’s Students Stand Trial for Separatism

After Uyghur economist Ilham Tohti saw his separatism charge upheld last week, seven students who had previously worked on the jailed scholar’s
November 25, 2014 12:21 PM

Labor Program in China Moves to Scatter Uyghurs

In order to promote assimilation, authorities plan to send a steady flow of Uyghurs to live and work in regions of the country dominated by Han Chinese.
November 6, 2014 6:52 PM

Uyghur Pop Star Eyes Greater Mainland Fame

At TIME Emily Rauhala reports on unlikely Uyghur pop star Ablajan Awut Ayu’s fame in Xinjiang and aspirations to take his act to 
October 24, 2014 12:58 PM