Dead from Feb. 17 clash include four police and four bystanders hit by indiscriminate police gunfire
Residents of Aksu prefecture say an 85-year-old imam jailed on charges of illegal religious teaching activities and murder is in poor health.
One detainee says the refugees had to resort to the measure because they had no other choice.
The two suspects allegedly attacked Chinese police when stopped as part of security checks.
An exile Uyghur group casts doubt on official media reports of attempted suicide bombers.
Many are suffering from physical and psychological illnesses, Uyghur filmmaker says.
The group is being held at a center in southwestern China.
Chinese state media says the group was illegally crossing into Vietnam.
He was unable to recover from an infection due to unhygienic conditions at a detention camp.
Fresh volunteers and police are being deployed to busy locations and mosques ahead of the holiday season.
Failure to respond to police summons could lead to a string of forfeitures under fresh crackdown in Hotan county.
He had been jailed for more than a year for ‘illegal fundraising.’
Muslims in Xinjiang will be prevented from wearing religious garb the authorities believe is associated with extremism.
Seven former students of jailed scholar Ilham Tohti receive sentences ranging from three to eight years.
Their homes were destroyed even though they bought them from a local urban planning head.
Ilham Tohti says the facts of the case remain unclear and vows to continue his appeal.
Ilham Tohti's defense lawyer says there is 'little likelihood' of a reduction in sentence.