Last month's violence prompts a security sweep of higher education institutions, an exile group says.
The protest came amid a crackdown on street vendors who ply their trade near a major mosque.
Chinese authorities are accused of providing incomplete information.
The registers include categories for 'women who wear veils' and 'persons who study the Quran.'
The region's service providers will cut off service to unregistered SIM cards this week.
The incident is linked to recent violence in Xinjiang.
Violence between local Uyghurs and community police leaves two people dead.
A rights group says a recent deadly clash highlights abuses against the minority.
Exile Uyghurs say police fired on angry protesters while Beijing claims police and community officials were killed by 'rioters.'
But Uyghurs say a young boy was hacked to death because of ethnic hatred.
He is suffering from a head injury and fears being forced into psychiatric care.
Residents say Chinese emergency responders let their homes burn.
Chinese authorities destroy their village’s crops and claim the site for a marketplace.
The death ignites ethnic tensions between Uyghurs and Han Chinese in his village.
Beijing is accused of exploiting weak terror laws to suppress information in Xinjiang.
The three students get up to six years in jail on charges they murdered a Han Chinese schoolmate.
Several Uyghurs are rounded up after incidents in southern and central Xinjiang region.
A second violent incident in three days is reported in Xinjiang.
Chinese farmers use government subsidies to edge Uyghurs out of land in Xinjiang.
Uyghurs say midnight police searches for 'illegal religious materials' are unrelenting.
Authorities put a stranglehold on reports of violence between Uyghurs and Han Chinese.
Security personnel choose a hospital outside Beijing for Ilham Tohti.
Uyghurs say the clampdown is targeting Muslim families in the Xinjiang county.
He says Chinese police are not giving him time to see a doctor despite his health troubles.
Intellectual and rights groups demand an explanation from Chinese authorities on travel restrictions imposed on a Uyghur scholar.
Authorities are forcing Uyghur farmers to provide free labor or face fines.
A critic of China's treatment of Uyghurs vows to continue speaking out.
A Uyghur woman who petitioned Chinese authorities in Dalian and Beijing is detained without trial or explanation.
This is the second time the country has repatriated Uyghurs to China despite concerns their human rights are at risk.
Chinese authorities bar him from leaving for the U.S. to take up a university post.