China jails Uighur scholar for life for `separatism`

A prominent academic from China`s mostly-Muslim Uighur minority was jailed for life Tuesday for "separatism", sparking international outrage over the "harsh" response to criticism of Beijing`s policies in the restive Xinjiang region.

China jails Uighur scholar for life for `separatism`: Lawyer

 A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent scholar from China`s mostly-Muslim Uighur minority to life in prison for "separatism," his lawyer said, in a case which critics say could add to tensions in the restive Xinjiang region.

China shackles Uighur scholar's feet for a month

For more than a month, Chinese authorities have shackled the ankles of an outspoken minority Uighur scholar accused of separatism while he awaits trial, his lawyer said today.

Chinese prosecutors charge Uighur academic with separatism

Chinese prosecutors on Wednesday brought charges of separatism against a prominent ethnic Uighur academic detained since early this year and whose case has drawn international criticism.

China holds public rally to punish 55 in northwest

In a stadium filled with 7,000 people, a Chinese court announced guilty verdicts for 55 people on charges of terrorism, separatism and murder as the government tries to display its determination to combat unrest in the troubled northwest region.

China hits activists with common-crime charges

In prosecuting the country`s political and social activists, an image-conscious Beijing is shifting its tactics.

China Xi for "zero tolerance" against terrorism

Calling on Asian countries to build a new "sustainable" and "durable" security cooperation structure, Chinese President Xi Jinping today pledged "zero tolerance" for terrorism, separatism and extremism in the region.

Five jailed for inciting separatism in China`s Xinjiang

A Chinese court has sentenced five persons from the Muslim-dominated restive Xinjiang province to varied prison terms for inciting separatism and endangering national security.

US levels Crimea sanctions as Ukraine battles separatism

The United States has slapped sanctions on seven architects of Crimea`s split from Ukraine as the ex-Soviet country struggled to stamp out another insurgency by pro-Russian separatists.

Jammu and Kashmir: Top separatist leaders placed under house arrest

Authorities placed under house arrest top separatist leaders who had called for a march to UN Military Observers Group office to lodge protest against killing of five youths in Shopian.

Imperialists fanning separatism in India: Left Front

West Bengal`s opposition Left Front on Wednesday urged all Left forces to take part in an anti-imperialist rally here Sept 1.

Separatists placed under house arrest ahead of protest march

Top separatist leaders were placed under house arrest ahead of their march to a village in north Kashmir`s Bandipora district where two youths were killed.

Separatism, terrorism make India risky for global investors

The spurt in separatist movements and terror threats in the country have made India riskier for global investors, a UK research firm has said.