In 2013, Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti penned the draft of a 24,000 word essay examining various...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 21, 2015
At Foreign Affairs, Tibetan Studies professor Gray Tuttle analyzes ethnic prejudice and racism in...
by compco | Aug 21, 2011
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...
by Xiao Qiang | Oct 9, 2009
Kuerbanjiang Saimaiti (库尔班江), 27, is a student in the Communication University of China (Thanks to Sunny for the correct translation) and a photographer for the Chinese Central Television (CCTV). He wrote the following post on...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 9, 2009
On China Beat, Timothy Weston follows up with an interview he did last year with a Han student who grew up in Urumqi, to discuss his return home this summer just after the July 5 riots: TW: That night did you and your Uighur...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 17, 2009
Born and raised in Xinjiang, Huang Zhangjin (黄章晋) has worked as a journalist for several media organizations and is also a longtime blogger. Huang was also an editor of online forum, Uighur Online. The following post...
by Xiao Qiang | Jul 27, 2009
The interplay between local identity, state policy, and economic change is at the core of the violent events in Tibet in 2008 and Xinjiang in 2009. The Chinese government’s predicament in finding a workable policy in response is...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 14, 2008
Tim Johnson of McClatchy Newspapers reports from Hohhot, Inner Mongolia on efforts by ethnic Mongolians to preserve their culture in the face of widespread assimilation: Over the last six decades, China has kept an open-door...
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