China executes 2 for defrauding investors

China executes 2 for defrauding investors
San Francisco Chronicle Wed, 05 Aug 2009 21:39 PM PDT
China executed two business people for defrauding hundreds of investors out of more than $127 million, calling the scam a serious blow to social stability, state media said Thursday. China puts to death more people than any other country, although last month… Sponsored Topics: China – State media – Asia – Capital punishment – Xinjiang

 

156 of Urumqi riot deaths are innocent civilians
People’s Daily Wed, 05 Aug 2009 19:21 PM PDT
Authorities in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region confirmed Wednesday that innocent civilians accounted for 156 of the 197 deaths in the Urumqi riot a month ago. Hou Hanmin, spokesman of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Regional Government, said that of the 156 dead civilians, 134 are Han Chinese, 11 are of Hui ehtnicity, 10 are Uygurs, and one is from the Man ethnic group. Twelve others were shot …

 

Eastday-156 of Urumqi riot deaths are innocent civilians
Eastday.com Wed, 05 Aug 2009 18:16 PM PDT
URUMQI: Authorities in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region confirmed Wednesday that innocent civilians accounted for 156 of the 197 deaths in the Urumqi riot a month ago.

 

Eastday-One month on, traumatized Xinjiang recovering with difficulty
Eastday.com Wed, 05 Aug 2009 18:16 PM PDT
The streets in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, were busy on Wednesday. Chinese and foreign tourists flooded the markets, bargaining with local sellers in different languages and accents.

 

One month on, traumatized Xinjiang recovering with difficulty
People’s Daily Wed, 05 Aug 2009 17:17 PM PDT
The streets in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, were busy on Wednesday. Chinese and foreign tourists flooded the markets, bargaining with local sellers in different languages and accents. But posters of wanted suspects on walls kept alive in people’s minds the deadly riot one month previously, in which 197 people died. The presence of armed police guarding …

 

Exiled Uighur activist says China inflames ethnic tensions by deceiving people about unrest
KWGN Denver Wed, 05 Aug 2009 15:30 PM PDT
MELBOURNE , Australia (AP) â China is inflaming ethnic tensions by deceiving its own people about last month’s deadly riots in western Xinjiang province, an exiled Uighur activist whom Beijing blames for the unrest said Wednesday.

 

Today from VOA:
Voice of America Wed, 05 Aug 2009 09:00 AM PDT
Chinese authorities say 83 people will face charges over their involvement in riots early last month in Xinjiang. The list of suspects includes members of China’s Muslim minority group, the Uighurs, as well as Han Chinese suspects.

 

Innocent civilians make up 156 in Urumqi riot death toll
People’s Daily Wed, 05 Aug 2009 07:19 AM PDT
Authorities in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region confirmed Wednesday that innocent civilians accounted for 156 of the 197 deaths in the Urumqi riot a month ago. Hou Hanmin, spokesman of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Regional Government said, in terms of ethnicity, of the 156 dead civilians, 134 were Han Chinese, 11 were from the Hui ethnic group, 10 were Uygurs, and one was from the Man ethnic group. …

 

Uighur accuses China of inflaming ethnic tension
KTNV Las Vegas Wed, 05 Aug 2009 07:05 AM PDT
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – China is inflaming ethnic tensions by deceiving its own people about last month’s deadly riots in western Xinjiang province, an exiled Uighur activist whom Beijing blames for the unrest said…
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