China uses closed-door hearings for scholar and journalist

Closed-door court hearings of journalist Gao Yu and minority scholar Ilham Tohti were sharply criticized for violating due process…

Life term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogue

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A court found economics professor Ilham Tohti guilty of separatism and sentenced him to life in prison…

Chinese minority scholar indicted for separatism

An outspoken Chinese minority scholar Ilham Tohti was indicted on separatism charges…

China arrests Uighur scholar on secession charge

A prominent Uighur scholar has been formally arrested and accused of secession more than a month after being taken away by force…