Ethnic violence in China: time for a change in Beijing's approach?
Date of Issue2009-07-14
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The recent outbreak of rioting in China’s Xingjiang province has exposed the long-simmering tension in the Muslim-majority region engendered by Beijing’s policy of integration and assimilation. China needs to beware of pushing disgruntled Uighurs into the arms of Al Qaeda.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 068-09
Nanyang Technological University