China’s renewed hard line on Xinjiang

Griffith Asia Institute
The arrest and detention of the outspoken Uyghur academic Ilham Tohti (pictured) in Beijing on 15 January demonstrates that the Chinese Communist Party has returned to an uncompromising, hard line approach toward Xinjiang and the Uyghur. Tohti, an economist at the Central University for Nationalities in Beijing, was reportedly arrested after 30 police raided his […]