Mihrigul Tursun said she pleaded with God to end her life as her Chinese jailers increased the electrical currents coursing through her body. Tursun, a Muslim Uighur whose escape led her to the United States in September, broke down weeping at a...
China's first anti-extremism law comes into effect on Saturday, enforcing bans on full-face veils and long beards in the restive far-western region of Xinjiang. Such bans had previously only been applied ad hoc. The Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region sits along the ancient...
China is in the midst of what it calls a "people's war on terror" in its far west. What sparked this latest campaign was a knife attack. After five people were killed on 14 February in Xinjiang, home to China's...
From an altar in a dingy backyard four hours from Beijing, Paul Dong is conducting mass. He's also breaking the law. Dong and his parishioners are among millions of illegal Christians worshiping in officially atheist China. According to a new report...

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