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 | Sep 7, 2016
The Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan was attacked on August 30, when a car armed with explosives...
by Scott Greene | Oct 28, 2013
Xi Jinping’s recent trip to Central Asia marked a watershed moment in China’s pivot to...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 2, 2011
The New York Time explores China’s expanding influence in the former Soviet nations of Central Asia: Chinese officials see Central Asia as a critical frontier for their nation’s energy security, trade expansion, ethnic...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 7, 2010
The Washington Post reports on a backlash against China’s growing presence in Central Asia: As China pushes beyond its borders in search of markets, jobs and a bigger voice in world affairs, a nation that once boasted of...
by Paulina Hartono | Jun 18, 2010
The Associated Press reports: Bustling trade between China and Kyrgyzstan has slowed to a trickle since deadly violence broke out in Kyrgyzstan, and experts say the crisis could diminish Beijing’s economic clout in the...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 14, 2010
From Deutsche Welle: The violence that erupted on Friday between Kyrgyz and Uzbek clans may have been ignited by the escalating tensions between the country’s two dominant ethnic groups but the conditions for the fighting...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 16, 2010
An article in Jamestown Foundation’s China Brief looks at the relationship between events in Kyrgyzstan and Xinjiang: There is little doubt that the turmoil transpiring in the neighboring Central Asian republic is on the...
by Priscilla Jiao | Oct 6, 2008
From Reuters: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake killed at least 30 people in Tibet on Monday with a number of people buried in debris, Xinhua news agency said. The victims were found near the epicentre in Gedar township of Damxung...
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