Authorities Require Uyghurs in Xinjiang’s Aksu to Get Barcodes on Their Knives

Radio Free Asia, 11 October 2017

By Kurban Niyaz – Authorities in Aksu prefecture in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region have begun implementing a government policy to affix identification codes to knives belonging to Uyghurs as a futher security measure in the restive area, sources from the prefecture said.

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China Orders Xinjiang’s Android Users to Install App That Deletes ‘Terrorist’ Content

Radio Free Asia, 14 July 2017

By Qiao Long and Xi Wang — Authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang have ordered local residents to install an app on their cell phones that will monitor their activity for “terrorist” content, local sources told RFA on Thursday.

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