East Turkestan Islamic Movement

China Praises Afghanistan for Fight Against Chinese Separatist Group

BEIJING, Aug 1 – China’s defence minister met the head of Afghanistan’s army, thanking him for Kabul’s support in fighting what Beijing says is an extremist group that seeks to split off its western region of Xinjiang. China has long been concerned that instability in Afghanistan will spill over into violence-prone Xinjiang, home to the

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After Shootout, China Says Uighur Militants A Threat to Indonesia

BEIJING, March 17  – Ethnic Uighur militants from western China are increasing their presence in Indonesia, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after Indonesian security forces said they killed two Uighurs belonging to a militant network. Indonesia has launched an aggressive, military-backed, security campaign in the jungles of Sulawesi island as it battles the threat

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