Police arrested some on charges of ‘instigating ethnic-hatred’ and ‘separatism’ in the run-up to the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Authorities deny allegations that they beat the Uzbek national while holding him for drug possession.
Seventeen Uyghurs are detained over 'pro-Ramadan' propaganda, an exile group says.
Arrested Uzbek man claims he was framed for helping the Uyghur suspects.
Sources say the deadly altercation started when a guard attempted to prevent a juvenile inmate from praying.
Refugees held at an immigration center say they would rather die of starvation than return to China.
Patigul Ghulam, detained after discussing her son’s case with RFA in 2014, was accused of leaking state secrets.
Family says youngster was on a job hunt as two other teenagers are also convicted of seeking to illegally depart the country.
The use of possibly fake passports interrupts religious pilgrimage for about 100 Muslims from Xinjiang.
Family members were also detained, but no word is available on their fate.
Residents are divided into groups and threatened with collective punishment for failing to enforce regulations.
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.