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As China Awakens, America -- And Pakistan -- Should Take Note

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 07.30.2015 | World
Akbar Ahmed

BEIJING -- "When China wakes, she will shake the world." Napoleon's famous comment on China has had China-watchers scratching their heads for two centuries as to what exactly he meant. The answer may be tied to Xi Jinping's vision of the future of China.

The Myth of a Valueless China

Chandran Nair | Posted 04.13.2015 | World
Chandran Nair

HONG KONG -- Despite its media portrayals as a spiritual and cultural wasteland, China is home to more than 200 million people who are either "Buddhists, Taoists or worshippers of legendary figures such as the Dragon King and God of Fortune." China also has 36,000 mosques, 45,000 imams and over 21 million Muslims. By 2030, it will have a Muslim population larger than Saudi Arabia's today and a Christian population larger than any other country in the world. The world's largest publisher of Bibles, Amity Printing Company, is located in the Chinese city of Nanjing.

Chinese City Bans Beards And Veils On Buses

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2014 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - A city in China's restive western region of Xinjiang has banned people with head scarves, veils and long beards from boarding buse...

Uighurs Stage Rare Protest At Guantanamo Using Pentagon-Issued Crayons

miamiherald.com | By CAROL ROSENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A federal judge has ordered the release of 17 Uighurs, Chinese Muslims, from the Guantánamo detention camp. But they're still there, and on Monday th...

Misrepresenting Minorities in Shanghai's World Expo Publicity Push

Alexander Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alexander Davenport

As the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai approaches, the government has been making a push to showcase the city as a model of social harmony. Just how they are making the sell misrepresents the minorities of China.