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Monday, March 19, 2018

China To Try Uighur Professor On Charges Of Separatism

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — A Beijing economics professor who has persistently questioned China’s policies toward ethnic minorities is heading to trial Wednesday on charges of separatism. Ilham Tohti, 44, was detained in January. A scholar at Beijing’s Minzu University, he founded a website aimed at promoting understanding between China’s Han majority […]

September 16, 2014

Chinese Police ID Uighur Man As Suspect In Urumqi Bombing

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — Chinese police have identified a 39-year-old Uighur man they suspect to be one of the first Chinese suicide bombers and have put out a nationwide alert to identify a second man killed in an attack last week at a train station in Urumqi. The attack took place on […]

May 5, 2014