Authorities at a top university in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao are talking to police after the alleged beating of five ethnic minority Uyghur students.
A disabled man from China's northwest is detained as a national security threat.
A Uyghur woman in China avoids a forced abortion, in a case that has drawn international attention.
A U.S. appeals court says 17 Uyghurs must remain at Guantanamo Bay, for now.
A U.S. Appeals court temporarily blocks the release of 17 ethnic Uyghurs held for almost seven years at Guantanamo Bay.
Muslim Uyghur employees at government departments in China's northwest are being offered free lunches during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
An official radio station in Xinjiang sacks an outspoken employee, who is now detained.
After the worst violence there in a decade, officials in China's northwesternmost region tighten curbs on the observance of Ramadan.
Unarmed Uyghur police come under attack while searching for suspects in an August clash.
A Communist Party document sets out new curbs on Muslim Uyghurs after a spate of attacks.
Further attacks on security personnel are reported near Kashgar as police in the northwestern region of Xinjiang detain 15 suspects following explosions in the far west of the region last week.
After reported attack, China says safety ranks as the top priority at Olympic Games.
Chinese authorities in Gulja, which saw an armed crackdown on protests in 1997, are raiding homes in a security campaign they say is aimed at the country's huge migrant population but which activists abroad say targets minority Muslim Uyghurs.
Authorities in Xinjiang execute two Uyghurs for alleged terror links. Fifteen others are sentenced.
Chinese police stage a dramatic raid on a flat occupied by ethnic Uyghurs in the restive Xinjiang region.
A young undergraduate in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang describes how authorities dismantled a grassroots organization he founded to educate people about AIDS.
An exile group and local officials say authorities in China's restive northwest have demolished a mosque.
“My main agenda is to promote understanding between Uyghurs and Han Chinese,” an Uyghur professor says after authorities shut down his Web site.
Chinese authorities in the restive northwestern region of Xinjiang have imposed a curfew after a series of police raids looking for weapons and explosives.
Chinese police have conducted raids on several houses in the restive northwestern region of Xinjiang, possibly looking for weapons and explosives, according to sources in the area.
Several hundred ethnic Uyghurs have staged protests in China’s remote and restive Xinjiang region following the death in custody of a prominent Uyghur businessman and philanthropist.
Exiled leaders of the Uyghur ethnic group, the other large, restive minority in western China, are expressing support for Tibetans who have been staging protests through much of western China over the last week. But how far would they go inside China?
Small groups of Chinese migrant workers in the northwestern region of Xinjiang are challenging the might of oil powers and paramilitary farming and mining concerns in a bid to win back money they say is owed to them.