Chinese authorities learned a lot in 2008 about how to manage media during a crisis. In the Xinjiang riots, they put it to use.
In highly secretive North Korea, not even the inner-circle cognoscenti are sure who the country's next leader will be.
A Chinese writer petitions for the release of a prominent Uyghur economist detained after riots in China’s ethnically divided northwest.
After days of ethnic violence in Xinjiang's capital, Chinese authorities detain several journalists covering the unrest.
A man contacted by RFA in Urumqi tells about his fears while the official Chinese media strive to portray a city under control and life back to normal.
A prominent exile Uyghur leader says China prompted violent ethnic clashes in the country’s northwest.
Chinese security forces crack down on cities with large Uyghur populations.
An outspoken economist belonging to the Uyghur ethnic minority is presumed to be detained after police surrounded his home in Beijing.
Deadly ethnic tensions in northwestern China may pose the biggest challenge yet to the country's vast censorship infrastructure.
Chinese paramilitary police move into a tense and battle-scarred city after deadly clashes.
Tiananmen Square protest leader Wu’er Kaixi, who gave the world its first glimpse of China's Uyghur minority, speaks out again.
Witnesses say thousands of armed Han Chinese are on the streets of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's capital vowing revenge after a deadly clash.