Tag Archives: East Turkistan

  • Two people killed in series of blasts in East Turkistan

    Two people were killed and "many" injured by multiple explosions in China's East Turkistan (Ch: Xinjiang), the local government said on Monday. ...

  • Separatism trial of Uyghur professor in China enters second day

    The separatism trial of a prominent scholar from China's mostly Muslim Uighur minority entered its second day on Thursday, as rights groups renewed their calls for his release. ...

  • China executes Tiananmen Square attackers

    China has executed eight people for "terrorist attacks", including three it described as "masterminding" a suicide car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media announced. ...

  • China offers $49m rewards for Xinjiang terrorist ‘hunt’: report

    China is offering more than 300 million yuan ($49 million) for residents of East Turkistan (Ch: Xinjiang), the homeland of mainly Muslim Uyghurs, who help a crackdown on "terrorists", state media reported Monday. ...

  • Almost 100 killed during attacks in East Turkistan last week

    Masked militants attacked civilians, police and officials last week in China's far western region of East Turkistan leading to almost 100 deaths, the government said on Sunday. ...

  • Chinese police shoot dead dozens after attack in East Turkistan

    Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of East Turkistan (Ch: Xinjiang). ...

  • China jails nine more in East Turkistan for “terror offences”

    Chinese authorities in East Turkistan have jailed nine more people for up to 14 years for "terror-related" offences at a public sentencing. ...

  • Chinese police shoot dead 13 attackers in East Turkistan

    Police shot dead 13 attackers in China's restive East Turkistan region after they rammed a car into a police station and detonated explosives, the official Xinhua news agency reported. ...

  • China targets extremist Internet content

    China announced a crackdown Friday on Internet content promoting terrorism and violence that has been blamed for inspiring a recent string of deadly attacks by Islamic extremists seeking independence. ...

  • China ‘sentences three to death’ for Tiananmen attack

    Three people were sentenced to death Monday over a suicide car crash in Beijing's symbolic heart Tiananmen Square, state-run media said, in China's latest move against militants from East Turkistan. ...