15 Arrested Over China Brawl Said To Have Triggered Riots

China needs new policies after Xinjiang: official
Reuters Thu, 30 Jul 2009 03:57 AM PDT
GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – A senior Chinese official made a rare admission on Thursday that the country had to change its policies toward ethnic minorities in light of deadly riots in far western Xinjiang this month.

 

15 Arrested Over China Brawl Said To Have Triggered Riots
Nasdaq Thu, 30 Jul 2009 03:41 AM PDT
GUANGZHOU (AFP) — A top Chinese official said Thursday 15 people have been arrested over a factory brawl that left two Muslim Uighur men dead and was a crucial trigger for deadly unrest in the Xinjiang region.

 

China denies Uighur disappearance claims
CBC.ca Thu, 30 Jul 2009 03:36 AM PDT
As China released a list Thursday of 15 people wanted in connection with ethnic violence in Xinjiang province, it dismissed claims from an exiled activist that more than 10,000 Chinese Muslims disappeared during the unrest.

 

Xinjiang crisis creates ripples abroad
Asia Times Thu, 30 Jul 2009 03:12 AM PDT
BEIJING – In recent days, China’s mainland intellectuals have publicly displayed a wave of patriotic support for the Xinjiang cause. They have expressed anger against “hostile foreign forces”, which they blame for inciting the recent violence in the ethnic Muslim area.

 

China’s Xinjiang rejects Uighur claim of 10,000 disappeared
ABS-CBNNEWS.com Thu, 30 Jul 2009 02:13 AM PDT
BEIJING – China’s Xinjiang region dismissed a claim by an exiled Uighur leader that nearly 10,000 people disappeared after ethnic unrest this month, state media reported Thursday.

 

Xinjiang agricultural markets stabilize
People’s Daily Thu, 30 Jul 2009 01:21 AM PDT
Following the July 5 riot in Urumqi, sales of agricultural products, especially seasonal and fresh produce in Xinjiang have decreased. The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has taken emergency action, adopting several measures to smooth agricultural product distribution channels and stabilize Xinjiang‘s agricultural product markets. Through the collective efforts of various parties, Xinjiang‘s …

 

China releases Xinjiang ‘most wanted’ list
AFP via Yahoo!Xtra News Thu, 30 Jul 2009 01:12 AM PDT
BEIJING (AFP) – Police in China’s Urumqi city have issued a list with photos of 15 suspects wanted in connection with ethnic unrest this month that the government says left 197 dead, state media said Thursday.

 

China publicises list of Uighur fugitives
The Sun Thu, 30 Jul 2009 00:00 AM PDT
BEIJING (July 30, 2009) : China has made public a list of names and photographs of 15 Uighurs wanted for their roles in rioting which killed almost 200 people in the Muslim region of Xinjiang this month.

 

China issues most-wanted list for Xinjiang riots
KJCT 8 Grand Junction Wed, 29 Jul 2009 23:31 PM PDT
BEIJING (AP) â China released a most-wanted list Thursday of 15 people it is seeking for their alleged roles in the worst ethnic violence to hit the country in decades.

 

Snapshots of Xinjiang‘s migrant workers
People’s Daily Wed, 29 Jul 2009 23:21 PM PDT
In a vocational school in the county seat of Jiashi, Xinjiang in China’s far west, 60 Uygur women dressed in camouflage received military training on Wednesday, which is one of the school’s courses to teach students’ discipline. The students will soon join in the army of migrant workers heading to China’s coastal east. Rebiya Aierken, one of the girls — all near their 20s, — said she has been …
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