Ablimit Ababakri (left) and Abduehet Ababakri (right) used to run several businesses in their hometown in Xinjiang.

The last time that Dilsar Ablimit, a 21-year-old Uighur college student in Turkey, heard from her father in Xinjiang, China, was in September 2017. In(...)

A Uighur man and his son in front of the Id Kah Mosque, China’s largest mosque, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Province. The imam of the mosque was recently stabbed to death by suspected  militants. Photograph: Getty Images

China is offering over 300 million yuan (€36 million) as bounty for tip-offs to aid the government’s crackdown on violent separatists in the restive r(...)

Armed police patrol near the exit of the South railway station, Urumqi, where three people were killed and 79 wounded in Wednesday’s bomb and knife attack. Photograph: Reuters/Petar Kujundzic

A deadly attack at Urumqi train station in China’s western province of Xinjiang last week has led to fears that the violence being inflicted by Uighur(...)

A Chinese policeman takes information from the passports of the family members of Filipino doctor Rizalina Bunyi, who was killed two days ago when a car rammed into a crowd around Tiananmen Square. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Chinese police have detained five suspected Islamist militants after confirming that a deadly crash on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on Monday was a “car(...)

Armed Chinese soldiers in Urumqi during deadly riots in 2009, when local Uighurs turned on Han Chinese in an incident that led to deadly reprisals by Han on Uighurs a few days later. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Violence in a remote town in the restive Chinese region of Xinjiang killed 27 people yesterday, after police opened fire on knife-wielding assailants (...)

An ethnic Uighur woman walks through the old city of Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang region. In April of this year, 21 people were killed in clashes near Kashgar. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Courts in the restive Chinese region of Xinjiang have sentenced 11 ethnic Uighurs for up to six years in prison for promoting race hated and religious(...)