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Xinjiang: A 1.7 million square kilometre prison

Xinjiang: A 1.7 million square kilometre prison

China intensifies repression against Muslims in Xinjiang 

Xinjiang: Brutal policing triggers deadly riot

Xinjiang: Brutal policing triggers deadly riot

140 killed and 800 injured in worst ethnic clashes for decades in China’s Muslim-majority region Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.infoA peaceful sit-down protest in the capital city Ürümqi by around 300 Uighurs, the Turkic-speaking minority that is the dominant population group in Xinjiang, was transformed by trigger-happy police into perhaps the most […]