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.