Urumqi

Type: City
Name: Urumqi
Country: China
Latitude: 43.799999
Longitude: 87.580002
population: 1,508,225
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 2 reports

China - Uyghur website editor and economist facing possible death penalty

After being held for six months, Ilham Tohti has been formally charged with separatism Ilham Tohti , an ethnic Uyghur economist at Beijing's Central University for Nationalities and editor of the Uygurbiz.com information website, was formally charged ... [Published Reporters Without Borders - 31 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Xinjiang imam murder 'suspects shot'

Police have shot dead two suspects in the killing of the imam of China's largest mosque and captured another, state media say.Jume Tahir was the imam in Kashgar, in China's restive Xinjiang region.He was found dead after morning prayers at the Id Kah ... [Published BBC - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Xinjiangers condemn murder of religious leader by extremists

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.URUMQI, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- People from all walks of life and ethnic groups have condemned the murder of the imam of China's largest mosque in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region by extremists on Wednesday.Jume Tahir, imam of ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 10 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

A new flight Moscow-Wuhan-Guangzhou from Sheremetyevo

Sheremetyevo International Airport and China Southern Airlines, the largest airline in China, opened a new regular flight on the route Moscow — Wuhan — Guangzhou.Flights will be operated three times a week (Wednesday, Friday, Sunday) from Terminal F on the ... [Published Sheremetyevo International Airport - 5 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

XINHUA - 2nd Ld Writethru-China Focus: Xinjiang religious leader murdered by extremists

2nd Ld Writethru-China Focus: Xinjiang religious leader murdered by extremistsContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.URUMQI, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Police have shot dead two suspects and captured another in their investigation of the murder of a religious leader ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 7 reports

Uygur scholar indicted for separatism

BEIJING – A scholar was indicted on separatism charges on Wednesday in Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, the prosecutor's office announced on the Internet. The case of Ilham Tohti, a former economics teacher at Beijing's Minzu ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Trending: Melamine found in milk products

Public restroom offers TV, sofa and tea table in Hangzhou, and a wedding was held in Urumqi where the bridegroom, a soldier, attended the marriage via a video link.Hangzhou offers four-star restroomA four-star public restroom equipped with complementary ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Hangzhou, Melamine, Wuhan, Urumqi
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 10 reports

China: Baseless Charge Against Uighur Scholar

, of “separatism” charges against the Uighur economist Ilham Tohti is deeply disturbing, Human Rights Watch said today.China ’s state press reported online that the Urumqi People’s Procuratorate had formally indicted Tohti, a moderate advocate of greater ... [Published Human Rights Watch - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

CAAC approves launch of HNA Group subsidiary Urumqi Airlines

Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-800The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved the Aug. 1 launch of Urumqi Airlines, subsidiary of Hainan Airlines parent HNA Group, to further explore market potential of West ..." " is part of ATW Plus, ... [Published Air Transport World - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese authorities tighten security in Xinjiang region after surge in violence | World news

Paramilitary policemen travel during an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally in Xinjiang's capital, Urumqi. Photograph: Reuters Security tightened drastically across China[1]'s far western city of Kashgar on Wednesday, as Uighur exiles disputed official reports ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 11 reports

Tight security after Xinjiang unrest

China has stepped up security in parts of Xinjiang following the region's worst outbreak of violence for months.Several people in Yarkant county and Kashgar told the BBC the streets were full of checkpoints and police patrols.They also reported internet ... [Published BBC - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

China’s latest terror attack took place in one of its poorest areas

On the morning of the last day of Ramadan, people armed with knives and axes attacked or injured dozens of civilians in Xinjiang before being shot dead by police, according to Chinese state medi a, Xinhua .A brief Xinhua report released today said the ... [Published Quartz - Jul 30 2014]

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" of Uighur and Han Chinese civilians, according to state media outlet Xinhua. But activists disputed this account and said that local Uighurs were protesting against a Chinese crackdown on the observance of Ramadan, which ended on Monday. Reports surfaced earlier this month that some government departments in Xinjiang were banning Muslim staff from fasting during Ramadan, and several university students told the BBC that they were being forced to have meals with professors. There has been an upsurge in Xinjiang-linked violence that authorities have attributed to Uighur separatists. In May at least 31 people were killed when two cars crashed through an Urumqi market and explosives were thrown. In March, a mass stabbing at Kunming railway station killed 29 people. In response Chinese authorities have launched a year-long security campaign which includes increased police and troop presence in key cities and towns in Xinjiang. Scores of people have been arrested, and some sentenced to lengthy jail terms or death."
Tohti is accused of saying in classrooms that "Uyhgur people should stage violent demonstrations" and that "Uyghur people should fight the government like they did when Japan invaded in the past." He also stands accused of calling people involvied in terrorist attacks "heroes" and encouraging his students to hate China and overthrow the govern...
"Local Uighurs suspected that he had a special relationship with China's ministry of public security" he said in emailed comments to Reuters
"The terrorists killed a respected elder, it's against humanity and I am extremely grieved" said Arken Niyaz, an official of Kashgar FoodFood and Drug Administration

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