Map showing location of Hotan county in Xinjiang.

Uyghurs Face Seizure of Land, Personal Property Under Tough New Rules

Failure to respond to police summons could lead to a string of forfeitures under fresh crackdown in Hotan county.

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Uyghur Scholar Gets Life Sentence for ‘Separatism’

Chinese authorities plan to rebuild the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar to make it earthquake-proof, but a sanctuary of ancient Uyghur architecture and culture could be lost forever.

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