Tuesday Mar 4
The Times of Israel
Salafist/Jihadist wave in China?
Ely Karmon, PhD, is Senior Research Scholar at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism and the Institute for Policy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel.
Soviet lessons for China in Xinjiang
Soviet lessons for China in Xinjiang By Igor Rotar On August 20, Chinese authorities shot dead at least 16 ethnic Uyghurs in a desert area of the Xinjiang-Uyghur Autonomous Region , accusing them of terrorism and illegal religious activity.
Uyghurs shot dead in 'munitions center' raid
Uyghurs shot dead in 'munitions center' raid By Shohret Hoshur and Qiao Long Authorities in China's restive northwestern region of Xinjiang have shot dead up to a dozen Uyghurs and wounded 20 others in a raid on what they said was a "terrorist" facility, according to local officials and residents.
South China Morning Post
Deadly Xinjiang 'terrorist' shootout revealed after week-long silence
A minor Chinese newspaper has for the first time reported on a violent confrontation last week between security forces and "terrorists" in Xinjiang, in which at least 22 people were killed, according to exile sources.
China Digital Times
Shroud of Silence Over June Clashes in Xinjiang
Those not detained in the police sweep that followed the violence say they have been threatened with labor camp if they speak about what happened on the afternoon of June 28, when hundreds of villagers, angered by the detention of a young imam, tried to march to the prefectural capital four miles to the south.