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· July, 2013

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from July, 2013

We're Uyghurs. We're not terrorists.

  3 July 2013

Against the background of two violent unrests in Xinjiang, a plea from an Uyghur from Xinjiang stirred up discussions of how to make peace with people from different ethnic backgrounds on Chinese social media. More from Offbeat China.

Riots Spark Ethnic Policy Debate in China

  1 July 2013

While Chinese government is tightening anti-terror efforts in Xinjiang due to the recent Xinjiang riots, an online plea from a Xinjiang native has triggered discussions on the causes of the constant violent clashes between Uyghurs and the Han people. Some netizens think the problem lies in the Chinese government’s ethnic policies. Offbeat China...

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