China defends life sentence for Uighur scholar

China's state media released the first comprehensive report on evidence used to convict a prominent ethnic minority scholar of separatism and send him to prison for life, as top officials defended the harsh sentence amid criticism abroad.

Chinese police kill 13 attackers in restive Xinjiang

Chinese police shot dead 13 attackers in the restive far-western region of Xinjiang on Saturday after they rammed a car into a police station and detonated explosives, Xinhua news agency said, in the latest of a series of attacks to worry Beijing.

Riots in China’s Xinjiang leave 27 dead

China’s far western region of Xinjiang witnessed riots on Wednesday that left 27 people dead.

China publicises list of Uighur fugitives

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.