China’s renewed hard line on Xinjiang

Griffith Asia Institute
Published
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 […]

China at the Edge

Griffith Asia Institute
Published
The China Group held their ‘China at the Edge: Border Movements of People, Markets and Ideas’ workshop on the 17 July 2013.  Presentations included Yunnanisation of Yunnan: China’s Rise and Regional Identity in the Southwest, by Professor Gary Sigley, Professor in Asian Studies, The University of Western Australia; New Movements of Political Ideas in Xinjiang, […]