‘Striking hard’ with ‘thunderous power’: Beijing’s show of force in Xinjiang

The Interpreter, 24 February 2017


By Michael Clarke — Last weekend Chinese authorities conducted mass parades of thousands of security personnel and military equipment in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

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The Ghulja Massacre 20 Years On: Uyghurs Still Facing Unprecedented Levels of Repression

Press Release – For immediate release
3 February 2017
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org


The World Uyghur Congress commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Ghulja Massacre in which hundreds of peaceful Uyghur protesters were killed by Chinese state security forces. The date remains a potent reminder of the continued and unrelenting power of the state to suppress all forms of dissent across the country and in East Turkestan in particular.

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Tibetan protesters arrested during Chinese leader’s visit to Switzerland (VIDEO)

RT, 17 January 2017


Russia Today — Swiss Police have detained 32 pro-Tibet activists, including one man trying to set himself on fire, protesting against a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Clashes as Armed Police Take Over China’s Rebel Village in Dawn Raid

Radio Free Asia, 13 September 2016


RFA Uyghur Service — Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Tuesday fired tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets in a massive dawn raid cracking down on weeks of protests in the rebel village of Wukan.

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