China: The Internet situation in Xinjiang

“Today marks five long months,” writes Far West China blogger Josh Summers, since Xinjiang, China's largest province, was unplugged from the Internet. With answers to the questions many have been asking, Josh notes: “[w]hile any internet content, especially for English-speakers, is extremely limited, there is plenty still available to be found in Chinese.”


  • Xiong Baowei

    Hi, i want to study chinese language in Urumqi next year on scholarship, but when I try to check web sites of Xinjiang universities, always it not in use. Can you tell me why? Thanx a lot Pavel from Czech republic

  • Hi Pavel,

    I think the answer to your question can be deduced from the situation referred to in this post.

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