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.
They could no longer tolerate the bad food, disease, lack of clothing, and threats, one escapee says.
Lawyers for the jailed Uyghur scholar are in the process of appealing his life sentence for 'separatism.'
They say Chinese authorities reneged on a pledge to build places of worship as part of a resettlement deal.
The prison terms range from five to 16 years.
Yakob Idris’s quick physical deterioration behind bars raises questions about his death.
Uyghur farmers link the problem to Han Chinese industrialization.
Chinese authorities try to force journalists' groups in Turkey not to confer award on the outspoken scholar.
Parents and educators are being pressured to sign pledges to keep under-18s away from mosques, fasting, and Quranic studies.
The Turkic-speaking ethnic minority group has been singled out for dawn raids and compulsory registration, an exile group says.
The documentary is about the detention of 22 Uyghurs in the controversial facility for more than a decade.
Police say the attack was staged by Uyghur men armed with knives and explosives.
The boy was in good health, says his father.
Two Uyghur attackers are shot dead by police after they go on a killing spree.
The women dispute official claims that rioters murdered them.
They believe the ethnic minority group could face torture if returned to China.