While locally resident Uyghurs account for the majority of the estimated million or more held in...
by Sophie Beach | May 17, 2018
New reports, based on interviews with former detainees and data collected from official sources,...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 21, 2015
At Foreign Affairs, Tibetan Studies professor Gray Tuttle analyzes ethnic prejudice and racism in...
by Scott Greene | Oct 28, 2013
Xi Jinping’s recent trip to Central Asia marked a watershed moment in China’s pivot to...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 6, 2012
The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 17, 2011
Hu Jintao’s visit to Moscow this week saw a push to conclude a gas deal between the world’s largest energy producer and its largest consumer. The 30 year deal, potentially worth a trillion dollars, would see up to 70...
by cdtstaff | May 7, 2011
China staged anti-terrorism mock drills with neighboring Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in a region of Western Xinjiang suspected by the Chinese government of harboring separatists. This one-day drill was held by the Shanghai...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 12, 2009
President Hu Jintao is in Central Asia celebrating the opening of a gas pipeline that run from Turkmenistan through Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to Xinjiang. BBC reports: Mr Hu and Mr Nazarbayev together pressed a symbolic button...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 23, 2009
The Hindu reports: In recent weeks, China has significantly expanded its economic presence in the energy-rich Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan, where a number of countries including India and the United States have in the past...
by Xiao Qiang | Jul 19, 2009
From the Reuters: Thousands of ethnic Uighurs rallied in the Kazakhstan city of Almaty on Sunday to protest against a crackdown against Uighurs in the neighbouring Chinese region of Xinjiang. Around 5,000 Uighurs, including...
by Japhet Weeks | Apr 13, 2009
China may soon own 49 percent of Kazakhstan’s fourth largest oil producer. From AP via The Los Angeles Times: CNPC’s proposed purchase of the stake in MangistauMunaiGaz would consolidate Chinese energy interests in...
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