Ministry of Truth: Xinjiang Riot, Li Tianyi

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and bloggers often refer to these instructions as “Directives from the Ministry...

Symbol of Hope in Hotan Yet to Reap Rewards

The Financial Times describes the failure of a Zhejiang-sponsored industrial park in Hotan, part of a government plan to soothe tensions in Xinjiang by promoting economic development: Hangzhou Boulevard, the main axis through...

China Says 18 Killed in Xinjiang Attack

The official account of the violence at a police station in Hotan, Xinjiang now says that eighteen people, including fourteen “rioters” were killed in a clash between protesters and police. The Chinese government has...

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