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International Perspective: Uighurs and the Bangkok Bombing

It has been a while since I posted and apologies to avid followers. Been inundated with work of late and things are slipping by. I have tried to continue to be productive and am now going to post a series of pieces that have come out in the past month, some of which have been in the pipeline for a while. 72 kata lagi


A trip to Hemu, in Xinjiang's Kanas Nature Reserve

Traveling to Hemu

Hemu (禾木) is a village in the mountains of Altai, the area in the north of Xinjiang set between Kazakistan, Mongolia and Russia. 707 kata lagi

Off The Beaten Path

China’s Desperate Battle Against Separatist Terrorism

Zunyou Zhou writes: Thailand’s police have linked the August 17 bomb attack on the Erawan Shrine, a popular tourist attraction in Bangkok, to Uighurs, a largely Muslim ethnic group some of whom have been fleeing Chinese rule. 534 kata lagi

War Room

Settlement And Security In Xinjiang

REPORTS EMERGING FROM Xinjiang about a deadly attack at a coal mine by suspected Uighur separatists in mid-September have got this Bystander thinking of that peculiar state organization, the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC). 816 kata lagi

Politics & Society

The Islamic Renaissance Party is now a Terrorist Organization


Said a headline in Russian my teacher was holding. My teacher is a funny man with a healthy sense of humor and warm exuberant compassion that belies experience in the Soviet-Afghan war, which he has not talked about yet (not that I will force him to). 364 kata lagi


Bomb Blasts Kill Seven In China

At least seven people have been killed, and a further 51 injured, following a series of bomb blasts, in southwest China. 244 kata lagi