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Mujahid's China trip to build cooperation, not just visit Uyghur community

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa's visit to China was to build cooperation between both countries in regards to peace, religion and socio-economics, not just visit the Uyghur community.

Xinjiang needs to 'perfect' stability measures, top China leader says

BEIJING (Reuters) - Xinjiang needs to "perfect" stability maintenance measures and crack down on religious extremism, the ruling Communist Party's fourth-ranked leader said on a tour of the troubled region where China is running a controversial de-radicalisation programme.

China says 13,000 'terrorists' arrested in Xinjiang since 2014

BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities in China have arrested almost 13,000 "terrorists" in Xinjiang since 2014, the government said on Monday, in a policy paper defending its controversial de-radicalisation measures for Muslims in the restive far western region.

Uighurs’ kin demand ‘proof of life’ videos

BEIJING: Ethnic Uighurs have launched a global campaign to press China for video proof that their missing relatives are alive, turning the tables on Beijing’s use of video to counter claims that a renowned Uighur had died in custody.

Travelling on furry skis in Xinjiang

URUMQI: Mamani never thought he would ski 300km from his hometown in the mountains to the city of Altay in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, but the 30-year-old herdsman, along with eight teammates, just completed an 11-day journey skiing through the Altay Mountains using ancient fur snowboards.

A message to China: Unity in diversity

Letter from AHMAD AZAM AB RAHMAN , President of Wadah

China says pace of Xinjiang 'education' will slow, but defends camps

URUMQI/KASHGAR/HOTAN, China (Reuters) - China will not back down on what it sees as a highly successful de-radicalisation programme in Xinjiang that has attracted global concern, but fewer people will be sent through, officials said last week in allowing rare media access there.

Exclusive - In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on Xinjiang concerns

BEIJING (Reuters) - A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China's restive, heavily Muslim Xinjiang region for an explanation of alleged rights abuses against ethnic Uighurs.

China mounts publicity campaign to counter criticism on Xinjiang

BEIJING/GENEVA (Reuters) - China is mounting an increasingly sophisticated counterattack to criticism of its policies in the restive, heavily Muslim region of Xinjiang, courting foreign media and running opinion pieces abroad as it seeks to spin a more positive message.

China places top energy official, a senior Uighur, under investigation

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday placed one of the country's most senior ethnic Uighur officials, head of the energy administration and a former governor of the restive region of Xinjiang, under investigation for suspected graft.