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Urumqi Riots

What Does China Have to Do with Islam and Democracy?

Haroon Moghul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Haroon Moghul

While there are a large number of Muslim-majority countries that are not democracies, the majority of the world's Muslims live in democracies. Given that, why do so many authors paint the Muslim world as undemocratic?

China Jitters

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The Middle Kingdom has taken its place among the world's most important economies, and China is jittery.

If Only the Uyghurs had Twitter

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

It's not that Americans don't care about Uyghurs. They just don't hear about the systematic slaughter of the Uyghur people by the Chinese government.

China Riots: Violence Followed By Beauty Contest

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the wake of the recent fatal riots in Urumqi, China, an international beauty contest will open in the city this weekend, reports Xinhua. Forty gir...

China: Rioters Behind Killings Will Be Executed

AP | WILLIAM FOREMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

URUMQI, China — Thousands of Chinese troops flooded into this city Wednesday to separate feuding ethnic groups after three days of communal viol...