Tag Archives: East Turkistan

  • China to US: ‘Unprecedented freedom’ in Tibet, East Turkistan

    China said Thursday that its Tibetan and Uyghur minorities enjoyed happiness and "unprecedented" freedom as it hit back at US criticism by urging Washington to examine its own record. ...

  • China calls Xinjiang unrest a “terrorist attack”, ups death toll to 35

    China's state media has raised to 35 the death toll from unrest this week in far western East Turkistan (Ch: Xinjiang) region, and denounced the clashes, the deadliest in four years, as a "terrorist attack". ...

  • Riots kill 27 in East Turkistan

    Riots in China's ethnically divided East Turkistan have left at least 27 dead in the latest outbreak of violence in the troubled western region, according to state media which said police opened fire on "knife-wielding mobs". ...

  • US presses China on Uyghur rights after unrest

    The United States on Wednesday urged China to safeguard the rights of its Uyghur minority and carry out a transparent probe of the latest violence in which 21 people died. ...

  • Unrest in China’s East Turkistan kills 21 people

    Twenty-one people, including police officers and social workers, were killed in violent clashes in China's ethnically divided western region of East Turkistan, officials said on Wednesday. ...

  • On Tibet, new China will stick to old policy

    China's communist party has shown it will stick to its old policy of tackling the Tibet turbulence and separatist movement in East Turkistan. ...