East Turkestan Islamic Movement - updates

Rappler's latest stories on East Turkestan Islamic Movement


'Game changer': Afghan conflict to intensify in 2018

Feb 11, 2018 - 12:54 PM

US aircraft dropped 4,361 munitions across Afghanistan in 2017 alone. They are deploying more troops and aircrafts to battle Islamist militants this year.

WORST YET TO COME? Afghan military personnel walk near the airport during fighting between Taliban militants and Afghan security forces in Kunduz. File photo by Wakil Kohsar / AFP

Over 200 held in China terror video crackdown: report

May 12, 2014 - 11:20 AM

Xinjiang s regional government announced a ban in late March on downloading saving or spreading terror related videos online

Machete attack may signal wider China troubles – analysts

Mar 04, 2014 - 12:04 PM

The scale location nature and timing of the Kunming mayhem potentially points to a change in mindset with the overt targeting of civilians – whoever was behind it

AFTER THE ATTACK. Paramilitary policemen guard around the railway station after a deadly attack by a group of knife-wielding men in Kunming, in southwest China's Yunnan province, 02 March 2014. Yu Li/EPA

China names Islamic group as 'supporter' of Tiananmen attack

Nov 01, 2013 - 12:08 PM

China s top security official says the East Turkestan Islamic Movement was a behind the scenes supporter of the attack of Tiananmen Square

CRIME SCENE. Chinese men wearing masks are seen outside the Forbidden City at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, 28 October 2013. EPA/Rolex dela Pena