The following essay was posted on Weibo by a student from Inner Mongolia, under user name “South Moon” (南的月亮), about her experiences living with and befriending her Uyghur and Tibetan classmates. The Weibo post has since been deleted: I don’t know what tomorrow will bring, so I’d like...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 25, 2020
Recent months have seen increasingly sharp reprisals against prominent critics of Xi Jinping’s leadership. Law professor Xu Zhangrun was fired by Tsinghua University in mid-July after a brief detention and his earlier...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 5, 2019
Ten years ago on July 5, 2009, riots broke out in Urumqi, Xinjiang, in response to a conflict...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 29, 2018
At The New York Times, Javier C. Hernández and photographer Gilles Sabrié present a guided tour of...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 15, 2017
Human rights NGO Amnesty International has released an “urgent action” call for the...
by Cindy | Nov 16, 2015
Following Friday night’s deadly attacks in Paris, President Xi Jinping offered his...
by Josh Rudolph | Oct 19, 2015
On September 18, as state media was launching a propaganda campaign to accompany a 60th...
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