ethnic discrimination

Woeser: Fire on the Mountain

Tsering Woeser, a prominent Tibetan blogger who usually goes by her second name alone, has an essay in Foreign Policy calling on Han Chinese to speak up against the ongoing crackdown in Tibet in which several writers,...

China's Uighur Petitioners Face Abuse in Beijing

The Los Angeles Times tells the story of a group of Uighur petitioners camped out in Beijing who are seeking justice for discrimination they faced at home in Xinjiang: For more than two years, a small group of Uighurs upset in...

A Sympathetic Hearing

A Newsweek report takes a look at how the Qinghai earthquake is inspiring a rare feeling of empathy and solidarity among Han Chinese toward Tibetans: For 51 years, since the People’s Liberation Army marched into the...

China’s Changing Views on Race

The New York Times has run an online forum about race in China, featuring Yan Sun, political scientist, Ho-fung Hung, historical sociologist, Zai Liang, sociologist, and Dongyan Blachford, professor of Chinese studies. From Yan...

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