CDT previously reported on the death of two hijackers on Tianjin Airlines flight GS7554. Chinese state media now reports three more have been sentenced to death for their involvement of the hijacking. From Xinhua: The...
by Melissa M. Chan | Nov 6, 2012
CDT previously reported on the murder of Chinese sailors on the Mekong River and on the following investigation. Chinese state media reports the principal suspect and three others in the attack have been sentenced to death, from...
by Melissa M. Chan | Jul 3, 2012
Chinese state media has reported that two alleged ‘plane hijackers’ have died in custody in Xinjiang, from the BBC: The Global Times said the men, from the Uighur minority group, died in hospital of injuries sustained trying to...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 17, 2011
A group of sailors who have been stranded after surviving an attack on their ship in which 13 of their fellow sailors were killed by drug traffickers have returned to China. From Xinhua: A total of 11 cargo boats with 78 sailors...
by Scott Greene | Oct 10, 2011
Authorities in Thailand’s northern Chiang Rai Province have confirmed the deaths of 13 Chinese sailors whose two ships were hijacked by drug traffickers last week, according to Xinhua News: Last Wednesday, Thai border troops...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 30, 2011
A hostage situation on a bus in Nanjing was resolved when police reprehended the assailant, though details on injuries and fatalities have not been released, AP reports: Chinese authorities say police have subdued a...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 13, 2010
Reuters reports: A Chinese fishing vessel with seven fishermen aboard was hijacked off the coast of Cameroon in the latest attack in the waters of West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, the Chinese embassy in Cameroon said on...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 11, 2009
An article in Global Times claims again that the flight from Kabul to Urumqi, which was not allowed to land under confusing circumstances over the weekend, was in fact threatened. From AP: The Global Times said authorities in...
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