Family says youngster was on a job hunt as two other teenagers are also convicted of seeking to illegally depart the country.
The extra attention from police is a form of 'collective punishment,' sources in the region say.
China's Ministry of Public Security inadvertently reveals clashes not previously confirmed by Chinese media or official sources.
Chinese government sought to exchange for a fugitive Indonesian banker who was arrested April 14.
Many died in traffic accidents or of heart attacks, though, and not in armed clashes with criminals or militants.
Up to 5 million yuan available in new program aimed at getting Uyghurs to tell authorities about suspicious activity.
The number of Uyghur deaths is twice as many as reported earlier.
Land appropriation, forced abortions,‘strike hard’ campaigns and forced labor have reduced the amount of farmland residents need to make a decent living.
Patigul Ghulam, detained after discussing her son’s case with RFA in 2014, will be tried for leaking state secrets.
Chinese crackdown is blamed for sending two men to prison and its aftermath for causing a pair of deaths.
Locals dismiss police claims that low turnout a sign of radicalism, say it reflects normal frosty community relations with the ruling party.
Hailed as the “Mother of China,” Hanipa Alimahun has been portrayed as the embodiment of ethnic unity in China’s “harmonious society.”
Police claim six Uyghurs had joined Santoso in his jungle hideout.
Authorities in Peyshenbebazar village have detained the imam and eight farmers as part of the region’s ‘strike hard’ campaign.
Ilham Tohti’s wife says she will visit him in prison next month without her children.
French journalist expelled by China describes her fight against official manipulation of information about the troubled Xinjiang region.
The brother of Ilham Tohti is scheduled to visit him in the Urumqi No. 1 prison.