Anger in Xinjiang
July 05, 2009
Ethnic tensions and resentments have been building for decades in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, but few would have predicted the deadly violence that erupted in the regional capital, Urumqi, on July 5, 2009.
Beijing Stirs Ethnic Hatred in Xinjiang
July 05, 2012
Three years after riots in Urumqi, China continues to tighten controls.
Ending the silence on Uyghur repression
July 29, 2010
Uyghur voices have been crying in the wilderness. It's time to listen says Carl Gershman, president of the National Endowment for Democracy.
Unrest in Xinjiang
July 01, 2010
Key events in the restive region of Xinjiang leading up to, and after, the events of July 5th, 2009.
Still Seeking Answers, a Year Later
Aug. 09, 2010
A year after a peaceful protest turned bloody in Urumqui, the World Uyghur Congress calls for an investigation into the sequence of events that left nearly 200 dead.