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News and updates about Xinjiang

UN report: China's treatment of Uyghurs may constitute crimes against humanity

Minutes before leaving office, UN human rights chief releases long-awaited report on China's treatment of Muslim ethnic groups in Xinjiang.

China may have committed crimes against Uyghurs

Jewish kashrut supervisor - or radical Muslim?

Haredi kashrut supervisor detained in China because authorities thought he was a radical Islamist.

Jewish kashrut supervisor - or radical Muslim?

Officials: China will join the war against ISIS

Defense officials reveal China likely to join Russia fighting ISIS, out of fears of growing ISIS support among local Uyghur Muslims.

Officials: China will join the war against ISIS

Has China defeated Islamist extremism?

Uyghur Muslims from Xinjiang have led influx of ISIS jihadists in Turkey, but local official says 'extremism has weakened markedly.'

Has China defeated Islamist extremism?

Bangkok Bombers Revealed to be Chinese Muslims

Thai investigation shows mastermind and members of lethal bombing cell are Chinese Uyghurs, but authorities hushing up the angle.

Bangkok Bombers Revealed to be Chinese Muslim Terrorists

China Forces Muslims to Sell Acohol

Responding to stabbing attacks on soldiers by Muslim Uyghurs, China orders Muslim merchants to sell alcohol to 'weaken' Islam.

China Forces Muslims to Sell Alcohol to 'Weaken Islam'

China: 11 Killed in Police-Islamist Clashes

In another example of Islamist clashes with foreign police forces across the globe, Xinjiang assailants attempt to attack police station.

China: 11 Killed in Police-Islamist Clashes