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Xinjiang Residents Forced to Install Spyware on Phones.

At Global Voices, Oiwan Lam reports that residents in a district of Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, are being required to install the Jingwang (净网,

- China Digital Times - CN

China forces its Muslim minority to install spyware on their phones.

China has ramped up surveillance measures in Xinjiang, home to much of its Muslim minority population, according to reports from Radio Free Asia. Authorities sent out a notice over a week ago instructing citizens to install a "surveillance app" on their phones, and are conducting spot checks in the region to ensure that ...

- Mashable! - US

Uighur Activists: Detained Students Moved to Cairo Prison.

Egyptian authorities transferred scores of detained students from China's Uighur community to a massive prison complex in Cairo on Wednesday for interrogation alongside Chinese officials, students and activists from the ethnic minority said.   Egypt appears to be assisting China in a crackdown on the group as Cairo looks ...

- Voice of America - US

In China's far west, high security for an off-road race through 'separatist heartland'.

Dozens of police officers wearing bulletproof vests and toting assault rifles guard the camp of an international off-road race across the far-western region of Xinjiang. The show of strength at the mobile camp that follows the Silk Way Rally highlights Beijing’s concerns about security in Xinjiang, a vast region that ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Tourists revel in new destinations.

WHERE commerce goes, tourism is sure to follow. The 8,445-kilometer international expressway connecting Russia and China, scheduled to open by the end of the year, paving the way for tourism companies to tap destinations with untapped potential. The highway will traverse Jiangsu, Henan and Gansu Provinces and the Xinjiang ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

China moves ammunition into Tibet region, close to border with India.

, July 19 : As Indian and Chinese troops have been locked in a standoff in Doklam, PLA troops in June has moved "tens of thousands of tonnes" of military equipment, including army vehicles, and troops to a region south of the Kunlun Mountains in northern Tibet for military exercise using live ammunition.The hardware was ...

- Sify - IN

China's Xinjiang Residents Are Being Forced to Install Surveillance Apps on Mobile Phones.

Local netizens reported that police officers at check points are randomly searching residents' devices to see if they have installed the surveillance app.

- Global Voices - US

China moved huge military hardware into Tibet after Sikkim standoff.

The Chinese Army moved tens of thousands of tonnes of military vehicles and hardware into the remote mountainous Tibet region after the standoff with Indian troops in the Dokalam area in the Sikkim sector, the mouthpiece of the PLA said today.The vast haul was transported to a region south of the Kunlun Mountains in ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

'China moved huge military hardware into Tibet'.

The vast haul was transported to a region south of the Kunlun Mountains in northern Tibet by the Western Theatre Command - which oversees the restive regions of Xinjiang and Tibet, and handles border issues with India.

- Times Of India - IN

'China moved huge military hardware into Tibet after Sikkim standoff'.

The vast haul was transported to a region south of the Kunlun Mountains in northern Tibet by the Western Theatre Command - which oversees the restive regions of Xinjiang and Tibet, and handles border issues with India.

- Times Of India - IN

Big changes in Xinjiang under assistance program.

Twenty years have passed since the first officials from the central government and other provinces were dispatched to Xinjiang to assist local development.More than 19,000 officials have worked in Xinjiang since the program was started by the Chinese government in 1997, which requires central ministries and 19 provinces and ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Was China's military drill in Tibet really just an exercise in logistics?

China has moved tens of thousands of tonnes of military vehicles and equipment into Tibet since it became locked in a border dispute with India, according to state media. The vast haul was transported to a region south of the Kunlun Mountains in northern Tibet by the Western Theatre Command – which oversees the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Repressive Policies toward Uyghurs Continue to Worsen

Authorities in Xinjiang have stepped up their efforts to suppress the Islamic identity of the region's ethnic Uyghurs following the appointment of Chen Quanguo to the position

- China Digital Times - CN

Thailand Facing Dilemma Over Fate of Ethnic Uighurs

Thailand is facing a renewed dilemma over the fate of more than 60 ethnic Uighur asylum seekers amid reports of pressure by China for the group’s return. The 62 men and women, held in detention centers, represent the last of more than 350 Uighurs found by authorities in Southern Thailand in 2014 who were seeking to ...

- Voice of America - US

China's Uighur Muslims struggle under 'police state'

Worshippers quietly passed through metal detectors as they entered the central mosque in China's far western city of Kashgar under the stern gaze of stone-faced police officers.

- The Daily Star - LB

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