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Apr 27, 2016
Visa for Dolkun Isa revoked: How India can use 'Gandhigiri' to counter Chinese 'Dadagiri'Following the Uyghur visa episode, boycotting the Chinese goods can lead to a decline in their economic power and their arrogance will evaporate soon after
Sep 29, 2014
China: Two sentenced to death for murdering pro-govt ImamTwo persons were sentenced to death and another to life imprisonment by a local court for murdering a pro government imam in Kashghar region of north-west China near the border with Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Sep 26, 2014
China: Forty 'rioters' killed in Xinjiang after a series of explosionsChinese state media had previously only stated that two people had been killed in the incident. The ruling Communist Party tightly restricts access to the restive region, and information is difficult to independently verify.
Sep 26, 2014
Timeline: Unrest connected with China's restive Xinjiang regionHere is a chronology of key events related to China's restive and largely Muslim Xinjiang region since 2009.
Sep 22, 2014
Chinese militants fled to get terror training from Islamic State: ReportChina's government has blamed a surge of violence over the past year on Islamist militants from Xinjiang who China says are fighting for an independent state called East Turkestan.
Aug 07, 2014
China bans beards, veils, burqas from Xinjiang city's busesXinjiang, home to the Muslim Uighur people who speak a Turkic language, has been beset for years by violence that the government blames on Islamist militants or separatists.
Mar 14, 2014
Uighur leader hiding in Pak vows retribution against ChinaIn a rare but brief interview, Abdullah Mansour, leader of the rebel Turkestan Islamic Party, said it was his holy duty to fight the Chinese.
Mar 27, 2012
China sentences Uighur man to death over Xinjiang attacksA Uighur man accused by the Chinese government of being the mastermind behind deadly attacks in the far western region of Xinjiang in February has been sentenced to death, authorities said late on Monday.
Feb 29, 2012
Ten killed in riot in China's restive west: XinhuaThe Xinhua report said the killing occurred in Yecheng County near Kashgar, a city in the south of Xinjiang that has been beset by tensions between the mainly Muslim Uighur people and the Han Chinese.
Nov 25, 2011
China rushes thousands of police to restive XinjiangChina has rushed thousands of special police forces to Urumqi, capital city of northwestern Xinjiang province, where it is battling to contain separatist East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) militants.