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WorldViews: Map: The places where Islamic face veils are banned

(Gene Thorp / The Washington Post) This week, Chinese state media reported that Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region had approved a ban on the wearing of the Islamic burqa in public spaces in the city ofUrumqi. Xinhua News Agency reported that the ... Washington Post, 1 week ago
Irrawaddy

Police in China Shoot Dead 6 in Restive Xinjiang

Paramilitary policemen walk past Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar on Nov. 17, 2013, in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region, where 11 people were killed and two injured when a group of people armed with axes and knifes attacked a police station. (Photo: ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Xinjiang's harmony woes  Malay Mail2 weeks ago Violence returns to China's New Frontier  RUSI Whitehall Papers4 weeks ago Three injured in knife attack in China's restive Xinjiang  Sharenet1 month ago
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Malay Mail

Police kill six mobsters in restive Xinjiang province

A motorcyclist and child ride against wind in snow in Balikun, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, November 25, 2014. — Reuters pic BEIJING, Jan 12 — Police in China's far-western Xinjiang region shot dead six attackers today, a state-run news ...
 Yahoo! Malaysia2 weeks ago SALİM - FM: Turkey made feelings on Uighur region known to China  Zaman1 month ago China slams Turkey for offer to shelter Uighurs  Turkish Daily1 month ago China angry at Turkey for offering shelter to Uighur refugees  Malay Mail1 month ago
World Bulletin

Uighur banned from wearing burqas in public in China

Muslims in China's northwesternXinjiangUighur Autonomous Region have been banned from wearingburqas in public places - the latest in a raft of restrictions seen to clamp down on the religious beliefs of the region's Uighur. ...
 World Bulletin2 weeks ago
Malaysian Insider

China opens first leg of high-speed railway in Xinjiang

A worker welds steel bars during construction of a new railway station in Urumuqi, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous region last month. China opened the first stretch of a new high-speed railway in the western region of Xinjiang, a milestone in the central ...
 Malaysian Insider2 months ago

China investigates senior Xinjiang security official for graft

Cars drive along a bridge after snowfall in Urumqi, Xinjiang Autonomous region, November … BEIJING (Reuters) - Prosecutors have begun an investigation into a former senior security official in China's unruly far western region of Xinjiang for ...
 Yahoo! Singapore1 month ago China sacks 32 Xinjiang officials engaged in organizing Mecca pilgrimage  Times of India1 week ago
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Reuters

China promotes governor of troubled Xinjiang to top energy post

Nur Bekri, chairman of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, attends a news conference … BEIJING (Reuters) - China has promoted the ethnic Uighur governor of the troubled far western region of Xinjiang to the country's top energy policy body, ...
 Yahoo! India3 weeks ago
Quartz

China has just banned the burqa in its biggest Muslim city

Chinese authorities have banned womenin the capital city of Xinjiang—an autonomous western region where Muslims account for almosthalf of the population—from wearing burqas in public, according to a brief article on agovernment-run website, ...
 Quartz2 weeks ago
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China bans burqa in major Muslim city

Lawmakers in China have reportedly approved a ban on women wearing burqa in public in Xinjinag province, a region with a large Muslim population. The standing committee of the Urumqi parliament in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region ‘considered and approved’ a regulation that outlawed the wearing of veil in public in the regional capital. Activists have, however, warned that prohibiting the wearing of veils t would further stigmatize the region’s minority ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago China bans wearing of burqas in public in Muslim majority Xinjiang province  Sify1 week ago Burqa ban reaches China  Siasat Daily1 week ago China bans burqa in Muslim region  Arabian Business1 week ago
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Nikkei Asian Review

China clamps down on Uighurs after Paris attacks

BEIJING -- The Charlie Hebdo attacks provoked criticism of radical Islam in Western democracies. China, meanwhile, used the attacks to step up a crackdown on Muslims within its borders. Beijing has been describing itself as part of the ...
 Nikkei Asian Review1 week ago Living with terror: China clamps down on Uighurs after Paris attacks  Nikkei Asian Review1 week ago Have hundreds of China's Uighurs joined Islamic State?  Nikkei Asian Review1 month ago Uighur-militancy-threatens-China--39-s---39-new-Silk-Road--39  IISS2 months ago
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