Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region

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Noun1.Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and KazakhstanXinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
East Turkestan Islamic Movement, East Turkistan Islamic Movement - a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Uighur, Uigur, Uygur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
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Following the 9/11 American tragedy, the Chinese government intensified its crackdown on several opponents of the Chinese rule in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR) and branded them as "ethnic separatists".
The Silin company of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is developing a plan for the construction of safe city and smart transportation in Osh, the information portal of Xinjiang reported.
The same Turkish official noted: "Contrary to what is widely believed, a bilingual education model, in which students are taught academic subjects both in Chinese and Uyghur has been implemented in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region and Uyghur people can fulfill their religious obligations without being subjected to psychological pressures.
JEDDAH: THE Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, the largest province in China with an area of over 1.
Davutoglu and his accompanying delegation came to Xian following their visit to Urumqi in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
24 (ANI): Archaeological excavations have been launched at the Damagou Tuopulukedun Buddhist Temple Site in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International is urging the Chinese government to launch an independent investigation into last year's riots in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, after new testimony obtained by the organization has cast further doubt on the official version of events.
China's supreme court must carefully review reported death sentences imposed today on five individuals by a court in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of northwest China,'' Amnesty International said in a statement.
We see that official Chinese media are reporting a death toll of 140 as a result of the violent riots in the city of Urumqi in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region,'' State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said.
Officials in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region have also been prompted by the Chinese central government, citing health concerns, to discourage local Muslim populations from participating in the 30-day, dawn-to-dusk fasting period.
Davutoglu has become the first Turkish foreign minister ever to visit Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in China.
While saying several hundred Falun Gong adherents have died in custody since the esoteric, meditative cult was banned in 1999, the report also accuses Chinese authorities of continuing to forcefully restrict the practices of Buddhists in Tibet and Islamic religious activity in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.