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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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[14 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

by Kristin Huang in South China Morning Post, Apr 13, 2017, 10:34pm
A remote area in China’s Xinjiang is offering huge rewards to thwart terrorism, the latest authority in the region to give large cash incentives to help catch militants.
Altay, which is close to Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia, is offering up to 5 million yuan (US$725,000) for tip-offs, the prefecture’s police authority said in a statement on its social media account.
The rewards dwarf the 500,000 yuan rewards offered by the state security bureau in the capital Beijing to help catch foreign …

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[13 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

This article is the final part of the ‘Before CPEC’ series by the writer: published on March 28, 2017 and April 3, 2017.Poet Muhammad Iqbal visited Spain and prayed in the old mosque of Cordoba in 1933 where he wrote his famous poem ‘Majid-e-Qartaba’. Gen Ziaul Haq visited Kashghar in 1984. He requested the local Chinese authorities to unlock the big Friday Mosque in the city – it had been sealed for a long time – and offered prayers there with local Muslims.
In February 2009, Qazi Hussain Ahmed of the …