tirsdag 8. desember 2015

China cracks down on aggrieved party cadres in Xinjiang and Tibet

China has mounted an extraordinary set of attacks against Communist party members in the troubled western regions of Xinjiang and Tibet, with accusations of disloyalty, secret participation in religious activity, sympathy with the Dalai Lama and even support for terrorism. The accusations reflect a hardening of the party’s stance in Buddhist Tibet and Muslim-majority Xinjiang, experts said, as well as President Xi Jinping’s determination to push for ideological purity within the party nationwide, quashing debate and dissent. Read more