On a warm late afternoon in June, I sat with Perhat Tursun as he slowly exhaled a puff of smoke from a blue cigarette with shiny gold trim. Arrayed on the pale lace tablecloth before us was an assortment of nuts, sunflower seeds, and wine. The...
This week, Chinese president Xi Jinping and Pope Francis missed each other on their back-to-back visits to the United States.
Nearly 6,500 civil servants have been dispatched to manage hefty budgets and shape Tibet's modernization...
This article first appear in Chinese on September 2 in Hong Kong-based outlet The Initium Media. Foreign Policy translates with permission, with edits for brevity and clarity.On the evening of August 16, nearly one hundred pastors, ministers, and...
Rachel Lowry, photos by Kevin Frayer
As settlements see an influx of Tibetans, the transition is difficult for these nomad-turned-villagers.
The bombing was connected to the grievances of Uighurs who say they are oppressed by ethnic Han.
The panic may weaken demand for U.S. exports. But that could make some goods cheaper for consumers.
Tibetans complain that they live, essentially, as second-class citizens in their own land. Their language, culture and faith are all under pressure. They attend substandard schools and, if they manage to get an education, lack the same job...
A woman’s solitary voice, earthy and low, rises above the seated worshipers. More than 100 women stand, bow, and touch their foreheads to the floor as a female imam leads evening prayers at a women-only mosque during the first week of Islam’s holy...
China advised citizens against travelling to Turkey after it said several tourists were attacked in protests over the Chinese government's treatment of Uighur Muslims...