70 years of Communist China: Rise of Xi Jinping as a personality cult worrisome; ruthless suppression of dissent signals an autocratic State
Xi Jinping personally heads the central commissions on finance, foreign affairs, military affairs, national security, internet policing and, since last year, the one on reform, under a commission interestingly named as of “comprehensively deepening reforms”.
Reportedly, these websites are a part of the Chinese government's latest effort to crack down on the Uyghurs.
Beijing's white paper aimed at preventing revival of Tibet issue, keeping human rights violations by China under wraps
Beijing's latest self-congratulatory document, Democratic Reform in Tibet — 60 Years On, is an attempt to arrest not just the revival of global interest on Tibet issue but also dismiss Dalai Lama's latest assertions that the next Buddha reincarnation may be found in India
Amid criticism over detention of Uyghur Muslims, China says around 13,000 ‘terrorists’ have been arrested in Xinjiang
China said on Monday it had arrested about 13,000 'terrorists' in a massive crackdown against militants in the volatile Uyghur Muslim-majority Xinjiang region since 2014, denying criticism that Beijing is 'buying' silence of the Muslim world with heavy investments in Pakistan and other Islamic countries.
'Security state' China is using QR codes, big data to track, monitor Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, claims Human Rights Watch
China is using latest biometric and surveillance technology including installing QR codes on homes of the Uyghur ethnic community in the Xinjiang to track their movement and get instant access to the personal details of people living in the area, a report in the Human Rights Watch said.
After banning burqa in restive Xinjiang province where the Uyghur Muslims have a majority, China has amended its criminal law stipulating that forcing others to wear "extremist garments" is a crime.