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All Posts Tagged With: "Xinjiang Province"

Meat cleavers and steel poles arm China’s ethnic factions

Perspectives

Meat cleavers and steel poles arm China’s ethnic factions

This week, western China has endured the worst ethnic violence in decades. A Worldfocus contributing blogger explores the roots of the ethnic clashes between the Muslim Uighurs and the Han Chinese.

Posted: July 7, 2009 12:44   Comments: 0
Scores killed in China in violent ethnic clashes

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Scores killed in China in violent ethnic clashes

Deadly violence between China's Muslim Uyghur population and the Han Chinese is now being called some of the worst ethnic violence in China in decades. Andrew James Nathan of Columbia University discusses who the Uyghurs are, their grievances and what the riots may mean for China.

Posted: July 6, 2009 15:11   Comments: 16
China’s tensions heighten with Muslim population

Perspectives

China’s tensions heighten with Muslim population

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about escalating tensions between the Chinese government and the autonomous Uighur population.

Posted: October 22, 2008 12:47   Comments: 1

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