HOTAN, China — On the edge of a desert in far western China, an imposing building sits behind a fence topped with barbed wire. Large red characters on the facade urge people to learn Chinese, study law
BEIJING — Rukiya Maimaiti, a local propaganda official in China’s far west, warned her colleagues to steel themselves for a wrenching task: detaining large numbers of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslim minorities.
SEOUL, South Korea — Choo Shin-soo, a star right fielder for the Texas Rangers, and Ryu Hyun-jin, a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, have more in common than their Major League Baseball careers and
When Maria Toorpakai plays squash in the Pakistan city of Peshawar, military snipers stand on the roof over the court to protect her from the Taliban. But she's certainly not afraid of attention. The greatest
Standing in Times Square in front of street performers dressed up as the Statue of Liberty, the two teenage girls look like typical tourists. They're grinning and posing on their first visit to New York
BEIJING — One late September afternoon, Sun Shihua, a lawyer, walked into a police station in southern China for a routine visit with a client. What happened next is now the subject of wide debate in Ms.