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Hu Says China Will Deal Harshly With Instigators

URUMQI, China, July 9 — Chinese President Hu Jintao and other top leaders of the Communist Party vowed Thursday to severely punish those responsible for the bloody, ethnically charged clashes this week in the far western region of Xinjiang.

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Chinese troops flood streets after riots

URUMQI, China (AP) – Thousands of Chinese troops flooded into this city Wednesday to separate feuding ethnic groups after three days of communal violence left 156 people dead, and a senior Communist Party official vowed to execute those guilty of murder in the rioting in western China.

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A Guide to China’s Ethnic Groups

Some of the deadliest clashes between ethnic groups since the founding of the People’s Republic have erupted in China over the past week between the Muslim Uighurs and the Han Chinese.

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Federal Web sites knocked out by cyber attack

WASHINGTON (AP) – A widespread and unusually resilient computer attack that began July 4 knocked out the Web sites of several government agencies, including some that are responsible for fighting cyber crime, The Associated Press has learned.

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Uprising in Urumqi

Authoritarian states are typically less stable than they appear, and China is no exception. This week’s ethnic riots in western Xinjiang province are the deadliest on record since the end of the Cultural Revolution in the 1970s. Until the Chinese government is truly accountable to its citizens — both the majority Han and other ethnic […]

Xinjiang riot toll hits 156 as unrest spreads

URUMQI, China (Reuters) – Chinese police dispersed 200 people gathering outside a mosque in the Silk Road city of Kashgar, the day after ethnic riots killed 156 in the capital of the Muslim Xinjiang region, state media said on Tuesday.

China “Detains, Tortures” Christian Rights Lawyer

BEIJING, CHINA (Worthty News– A Christian human rights attorney was recovering of his injuries Wednesday, June 24, after he was detained, interrogated and tortured by officials of China’s Public Security Bureau (PSB), Christians said.

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China Continues House Church Raids; Website Closed

BEIJING, CHINA (Worthy News)– At least six Christians from China’s Henan province were behind bars Thursday, June 18, after security forces stormed their house church following a similar raid on a house church in Sichuan province, Christian rights investigators said.

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China Sentences “Bible Printer” Shi Weihan To Three Years In Prison

BEIJING, CHINA (Worthy News)– A court in Beijing found Christian bookstore owner and house church leader ,Shi Weihan, guilty of “illegal business operation” and sentenced him to three years in prison and fined him 150,000 Yuan fine ($22,000) for printing and distributing Bibles for free, his defense team and Christian supporters said Thursday, June 11. […]