June 3, 2015 §
Anti-terror drill in Xinjiang
My latest piece on the LRB Blog about China’s dubious claims about the extent and nature of ‘terrorism’ in Xinjiang.
April 7, 2015 §
I’ll be taking part in an event on the Silk Road at Asia House on May 14. More details here.
March 10, 2015 §
There’s an extract from my forthcoming book China’s Forgotten People on the Highlight Arts blog – you should spend some time on their site to learn about the diverse and important work they do.
September 30, 2014 §
My verdict on the verdict for Ilham Tohti is on the Dissent blog.
Previous piece on Tohti here
September 25, 2014 §
Iraqi sources claim to have caught a Chinese citizen fighting for the Islamic State militant group.
My piece on China’s recent claims that fighters from Xinjiang are training with IS is up at Vice News.
June 30, 2014 §
Back street in Urumqi, September 2013
Firstly, apologies to Raymond Carver for being yet another desecrator of his great title.
Secondly- this is the title of my latest piece on Xinjiang, which is in the Summer issue of Dissent mag.
March 7, 2014 §
I’ll be talking at Westminster University, London, on March 19th about how Western and Chinese media tends to represent the Xinjiang issue in different yet equally distorting ways – details here.