Vivid new accounts describe violence on both sides in a deadly ethnic clash in northwestern China.
Chinese authorities learned a lot in 2008 about how to manage media during a crisis. In the Xinjiang riots, they put it to use.
After days of ethnic violence in Xinjiang's capital, Chinese authorities detain several journalists covering the unrest.
A man contacted by RFA in Urumqi tells about his fears while the official Chinese media strive to portray a city under control and life back to normal.
A prominent exile Uyghur leader says China prompted violent ethnic clashes in the country’s northwest.
Chinese security forces crack down on cities with large Uyghur populations.
An outspoken economist belonging to the Uyghur ethnic minority is presumed to be detained after police surrounded his home in Beijing.
Deadly ethnic tensions in northwestern China may pose the biggest challenge yet to the country's vast censorship infrastructure.
Chinese paramilitary police move into a tense and battle-scarred city after deadly clashes.
Witnesses say thousands of armed Han Chinese are on the streets of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's capital vowing revenge after a deadly clash.
Chinese authorities say more than 700 people are detained following deadly clashes in Urumqi, as ethnic minority Uyghurs report strip-searches, roadblocks, and thwarted protests.
China blames overseas Uyghurs for inciting rioting in the northwestern city, saying at least 156 people died in the violence.
Uyghur youths now under official Chinese protection describe the deadly clash in Guangdong that sparked the July 5 protests and riots.
A deadly clash in southern China exposes long-simmering tensions between majority Han Chinese and the mostly Muslim Uyghur ethnic group.
Sweden charges an ethnic Uyghur, a Swedish national, with spying for China.
A new round of detentions is reported in China's northwesternmost region.
Four of 17 Uyghurs detained for years at Guantanamo Bay are flown to Bermuda.
Two Uyghur women describe how police sent five women to jail and seven to forced labor for holding an illegal gathering.
Court documents offer a rare glimpse of Chinese legal proceedings against 12 men sentenced for alleged separatism.
They're well cared for, staff say, but ethnic Uyghur children are required to assume Chinese identities in a Xinjiang orphanage.
Women belonging to an ethnic minority in northwestern China defend their land in a clash with officials who try to seize it for forced crop production.
Workers at a Chinese shoe factory say they are underage, and that officials switched their identification papers to make them seem older.
A prominent Uyghur economist takes outspoken aim at the Chinese government's handling of his native Xinjiang region.
In a new twist on land development tensions in China, authorities in Xinjiang are reclaiming orchards farmed by ethnic Uyghurs.
Uyghur exiles assail Pakistan's decision to send a group of ethnic Uyghurs back to China, while a militant group says it has no ties with the men.
Will Germany’s exiled Uyghur community take in some of the Uyghur men held at Guantanamo Bay for the last seven years?
A member of a Muslim ethnic group in China has been sentenced to jail for separatism after informing friends abroad of a local protest.
Members of a mostly Muslim ethnic group in China are detained and fined for worshiping outside their own villages.
Chinese authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang have plans to redevelop traditional Uyghur homes in an historic Silk Road city.
An outspoken economist from a Chinese minority group faces "unbelievable threats and pressure" to keep quiet.