Tag Archives: Kashgar

Kashgar: Melting Pot of Tradition and Modernity

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under the BRI lends Kashgar and Xinjiang as a whole added significance because of the geographical proximity to Pakistan.

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Materializing ‘One Belt One Road’

“One Belt One Road” concept symbolizing cooperation and understanding of China and Pakistan in economic and other vital areas.

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Beijing Redoubles Counter-terrorism Efforts in Xinjiang

On 15 January, authorities in Beijing arrested the outspoken critic of government policies in Xinjiang, Ilham Tohti. Tohti, an Uyghur scholar, has called into question the dominant government narratives on aggressive economic development for the Uyghur and the extent of Uyghur ‘terrorism’.   Just days after Tohti’s arrest the Xinjiang regional government announced that it would double the public security bureau’s ‘counter-terrorism’ …

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