Blog Posts - Xinjiang


For Carl von Clausewitz the author of the authoritative treatise on War, war was the means for a political end:  ‘... War is not merely a political act, but also a real political instrument, a continuation of political commerce, a carrying out...
by VOXINDICA on Apr 22, 2016

China Tingkatkan Pendidikan Islam Tangkal Ekstrimisme Agama

Pemimpin Islam China di Xinjiang Soal Ekstrimisme Agama BEIJING, 10 Maret (Xinhuanet) - Pihak berwenang China meningkatkan investasi dalam pendidikan bagi para pemimpin agama Islam di Daerah Otonomi Xinjiang Uygur. Wartawan CNTV berbicara dengan Abud...
by Islam Institute on Mar 10, 2015

6 Civilians Dead In Blasts in China’s Xinjiang

Violence after last Sunday’s explosions in Western region forty “rioters” and six civilians dead, the regional government has said after a 4 day news blackout. Residents described heavy security in place days the incidents- the worst incident o...
by Islami World on Sep 27, 2014

Blast In China: Two People Killed In Deadly Blasts Strike Xinjiang

Al least 2 People killed, and several others injured in at least three explosions have been reported in China’s Xinjiang province, Chinese state media has said.   An powerful explosion hit a shopping area in Luntai country, on the northern edg...
by Islami World on Sep 22, 2014

25 Sentenced for Terrorism in Western China

The names of the 25 people sentenced in the Xinjiang region indicated that they were all from the Uighur ethnic minority.
by Eastasianews on Aug 12, 2014

China bans beards and Veils for Security Purpose In Xinjiang

City of China “Karamay” in which mainly Muslim Xinjiang region, has banned  Islamic clothing from public buses and “large beards” reports the state-owned Karamay Daily.   The ban covers any Islamic clothing with the Islamic crescent and...
by Islami World on Aug 6, 2014

Jailed Uighur Scholar Rejects China’s Separatism Charges as ‘Distorted’

Ilham Tohti, who has been held nearly seven months, denied being the leader of a group seeking an independent Uighur homeland, his lawyers said Tuesday.
by Eastasianews on Aug 6, 2014

China Says Nearly 100 Are Killed in Week of Unrest in Xinjiang

The Chinese authorities have characterized the unrest as terrorism, but Uighur advocacy groups have blamed it on a sweeping security crackdown.
by Eastasianews on Aug 3, 2014

Religious Leader Who Backed Party Policy in Xinjiang Is Stabbed to Death

Jume Tahir, the head of China's largest mosque, was attacked after morning prayers in Kashgar in the troubled region of Xinjiang.
by Eastasianews on Jul 31, 2014

Ilham Tohti Faces Criminal Trial Over Uighur Advocacy

Ilham Tohti, an economics professor and one of the few outspoken advocates for Uighurs, had been in detention since January.
by Eastasianews on Jul 30, 2014

China and Uighurs Offer Differing Accounts of Violence in Xinjiang

Dozens died in what the official Chinese account described as a terrorist attack by Islamist extremists, but Uighur exile groups say was excessive police force against protesters.
by Eastasianews on Jul 30, 2014

Mass Assault Belatedly Reported in China’s Far West

China’s state news media said dozens of people were killed or wounded on Monday in what was described as a terror attack in the troubled Xinjiang region.
by Eastasianews on Jul 29, 2014

Yoga, butterflies and cumin lamb salad

Why I love yoga and a feel-good, protein-rich salad...
by The Hungry Australian on Jul 28, 2014

5 Thrilling Ways to Experience Xinjiang, China

Most people who travel to Xinjiang, China - and even those like me who live here - all tend to experience this beautiful region in the same way: either from the window of a taxi/bus or on our own two feet. It's safe, it's cheap and it can still be ex...
by Far West China on Jun 30, 2014

World Briefing: China Sentences 113 to Prison in Xinjiang Region

Courts in the western region of Xinjiang sentenced the defendants for a wide range of crimes, including organizing and taking part in terrorist organizations, state media reported.
by Eastasianews on Jun 30, 2014

Uighur Scholar Will Fight Charges of Separatism in China, Lawyer Says

Ilham Tohti, a critic of Beijing’s policies in the ethnically divided region of Xinjiang, said through his lawyer that he was innocent.
by Eastasianews on Jun 26, 2014

China Executes 13 in Xinjiang Region After Attacks

The 13 people had been found guilty of organizing and leading terrorist groups, as well as murder, arson, theft and other crimes.
by Eastasianews on Jun 16, 2014

China Sentences Scores in Xinjiang for Acts of Terror

The accused were convicted on charges including intentional murder, arson and participating in terrorist activities, with nine people sentenced to death. Three others received...
by Eastasianews on Jun 5, 2014

Dozens Are Sentenced on Terrorism Charges in Xinjiang

The accused were convicted on charges including intentional murder, arson and participating in terrorist activities, with nine people sentenced to death.
by Eastasianews on Jun 5, 2014

8 Writing Tips for Bloggers and Spicy Lamb Wraps

My 8 top writing tips plus an easy & delicious lamb recipe...
by The Hungry Australian on May 15, 2014

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