With little help at home, nonprofits often rely on outside aid. But the government may be using tax, licensing laws to shut them down.
An exhaustively researched biography offers surprising revisions to Chinese history.
The Monitor spoke with the exiled mother figure for China's Uighurs about the deadly riots, independence, and China's use of the label of 'terrorist.'
Taking a cue from Western PR tactics, Beijing moved away from trying to block coverage altogether – and was benefited by doing so.
Rebiya Kadeer is a petite, successful businesswoman, who now lives in exile in Virgina.
Beijing's severe treatment of Uighurs – and Tibetans, too – may be an attempt to prevent a breakup similar to that of the Soviet Union.
The violence brings into question China's hard-line policy against Uighur ethnic minority.
A music student renounces all to become a Buddhist monk – and then has second thoughts.