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[18 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

By Leng Shumei in Global Times, Apr 17, 2017 at  23:03hrs
A top education official from Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has warned teachers to abide by political rules, after catching Uyghur teachers spreading religious extremism.
The three forces of terrorism, separatism and extremism have been spreading extreme thoughts in the region, targeting Uyghur teachers and students and aiming to infiltrate the education system, Perhat Azim, head of Xinjiang’s Education Department, said in an article published on the Xinjiang Daily on Sunday.
Perhat noted they have identified Uyghur teachers who have violated …

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[13 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

By Shezad Baloch in The Express Tribune, April 13th, 2017.
(The writer is a research student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication)
It is hard to imagine going without clean drinking water for 15 to 20 days consecutively, but for the citizens of Gwadar, it is a fact of life. Residents of this coastal city get clean drinking water for just one hour, every two to three weeks. For poor people this means rationing potable water to make it last from one distribution to the next, while …

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[20 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

Three Tibetan writers identified as Jangtse Donkho, Buddha and Kalsang Jinpa were tried (Oct.28) by the Aba Intermediate People’s Court in Sichuan province on charges of inciting activities to split the  nation.  All three were detained earlier in July, 2010 by Chinese authorities on charges of writing articles in a local newsletter Shar Dungri (Eastern Snow Mountain) about the 2008 unrest.
All three, along with their lawyers and some family members, were present in the court during the trial which lasted half a day.  They denied the charges and pleaded not …

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[15 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

The worst facet of Chinese colonial empire has been on display in Zambia. It has given a go-by to the long taught Communist theories about workers and their welfare as the bedrock of industry and the society.  Workers up in arms are silenced by the barrel of the gun.
Zambian police is investigating shooting of workers at a Chinese-run coal mine in the south of the country, in which at least 11 miners were wounded.
According to delayed reports, Chinese mangers at the mine opened fire (Oct 15) on the workers because …

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[16 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]

Sonam presents the perfect picture of a Tibetan – except that he is in hiding in India, escaping from the tyranny of a Chinese system that broke up his family, took away his job, and forced him to shame his faith under duress.