What the data reveals about the ongoing insurgency in Xinjiang.**

The Diplomat, 23 January 2015

China’s long-running Uighur insurgency has flared up dramatically of late, with more than 900 recorded deaths in the past seven years…Kinetic repression, restrictions on worship and religious attire, and a police state response alone will not placate the Uighurs in Xinjiang…The frequency of violent incidents has risen sharply in the past 18 months, with security force actions, Uighur attacks on security forces and facilities, and insurgent attacks on railway stations and markets accounting for the bulk of the death toll since the first quarter of 2013…Full Article


Note: This analysis is solely the work of China SignPost™ co-founder Gabe Collins.