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Six Shot Dead in Xinjiang; Urumqi Veil Ban Approved

Xinjiang government news portal Tianshan Net reported [Chinese] that police shot and killed six “mobsters” who were attempting
January 12, 2015 12:24 PM

Tibetan Woman Dies After Self-Immolation in China

At the New York Times, Andrew Jacobs reports that a 20-year-old Tibetan woman died Monday after self-immolating in protest of Chinese policies
December 23, 2014 10:42 AM

Ilham Tohti Students Among Many Sentenced in Xinjiang

An Urumqi court has sentenced eight to death for their involvement in two separate attacks that killed dozens in Urumqi earlier this year—the
December 8, 2014 1:29 PM