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  1. By Michael Martina and Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday placed one of the country's most senior ethnic Uighur officials, head of the energy administration and a former ...

  2. Chinese authorities are placing the children of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities into dozens of state-run orphanages across the far western Xinjiang region, as around 1 million adults in ...

  3. Bekri served as mayor of the provincial capital of Urumqi and then was governor of Xinjiang for six years, a period that included clashes in Urumqi between Han Chinese and ethnic ...

  4. China is investigating the head of its National Energy Administration, the latest official snagged in President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive that’s netted more than a million officials ...

  5. Uighurs in particular have long been used to heavy-handed curbs on dress, religious practice and travel after a series of deadly riots in 2009 in Urumqi, according to the Financial Times ...

  6. The Chinese government placed Nur Bekri, the head of the National Energy Administration (NEA), under investigation for suspected graft on Friday. Bekri, who’s also deputy chairman of the National ...

  7. The director of China’s National Energy Administration, ethnic Uighur Nur Bekri, is under investigation on suspicion of breaking the law and violating Communist Party discipline, the party’s ...

  8. Bright and athletic, he had entered calligraphy and boxing competitions in their hometown and scored highly in both. About two months after his son disappeared into the hands of authorities, ...

  9. China has been accused of detaining Turkic Muslims in what Human Rights Watch has referred to as “political education camps” due to their practice of Islam. The Chinese Human Rights Defenders ...

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