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Chinese paper blames West for encouraging Xinjiang extremists

Asia Pacific Sep 1, 2018

Chinese paper blames West for encouraging Xinjiang extremists

Turbulence in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang has been caused by "external factors," a state-run newspaper said Saturday in an editorial responding to calls by a group of U.S. lawmakers for sanctions on Chinese officials. "Western accusations of Xinjiang governance seriously misled the ...

As China cracks down on Uighurs, Muslim nations stay silent

Asia Pacific Aug 31, 2018

As China cracks down on Uighurs, Muslim nations stay silent

As calls grow in the U.S. and Europe to pressure China to halt alleged abuses against its Muslim minority, Beijing has escaped serious criticism from the Islamic world. Almost three weeks after a United Nations official cited "credible reports" that China is holding as many ...