China’s Green Dam software is part of the government’s latest efforts to censor the Internet and curtail freedom of speech, but bugs in the program and widespread protests have delayed nationwide implementation.
Detailed map and graphics featuring food production and distribution in North Korea.
On July 7, two days after violence rocked Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, Uyghur women rose to demand the return of their men, arrested in large numbers by Chinese police.
Thousands of paramilitary police enter Urumqi to maintain order as ethnic tensions remain high following violent riots over the weekend.
A look at the language, culture, and history of the Uyghur people.
Ethnic Uyghurs stage protests around the world following deadly violence in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).
Two days after deadly race riots batter China’s northwestern city of Urumqi, Uyghur women call for the release of detainees, while armed Han Chinese roam the streets in search of retribution. AFP video with RFA voiceover.
Armed Chinese police flood into Urumqi to maintain order three days
after violent riots leave the northwestern provincial capital seething
with ethnic tension.
A precarious calm has been restored to the capital of China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, as the U.S. and Europe call for restraint.
Armed riot police face off against crowds of protesters in Urumqi following a day of deadly ethnic clashes.
Thousands of riot police patrol the streets of Urumqi a day after protests there ended in deadly riots. Reports describe police firing into the crowds in scenes that recall the deadly crackdown in Tibet last year. Video: AFP
A peaceful demonstration turns violent on July 5 in Urumqi where ethnic tension between Han Chinese and Uyghurs is high. Citizen reporters provided these pictures which cannot independently be verified but concur with several reports from different sources.
During their visit to North Korea in November, Gen. Thura Shwe Mann and the Burmese military delegation got an up-close look at North Korean missiles, radars, tunnels, and fighter aircraft. These pictures illustrated a leaked report about the Burmese visit to
North Korea in November 2008.
A leaked report describes a secret visit by senior Burmese military officers to North Korea last year. The report includes 182 photos. The photos show meetings with Gen. Thura Shwe Mann, Burma’s third-ranked official leader and chief of staff of the armed forces, Chinese Defense Ministry Central Commission member and armed forces Chief of Staff Gen. Chen Bingde, and North Korean Defense Ministry Chief of General Staff Gen. Kim Kyok Sik.