Uighur Clashes (01:25)
Stephen McDonnell reports from China's Xianjiang border region. The government blames ethnic Muslim militants for recent violence.
Uighur Violence (Disturbing images) (02:20)
McDonnell is stopped at a roadblock at Xianjiang. Media censorship keeps the crackdown a mystery; view footage of jihadists driving a car into a Tiananmen Square crowd.
Xianjiang Demographics (02:13)
Government sponsored Han migrants comprise 50% of the population. McDonnell visits a traditional fabric shop in a Uighur neighborhood.
Uighur Ethnic Minority (00:44)
Turkic speaking Sunni Muslims have been ruled by warlords, Mongolians, and Chinese emperors. McDonnell samples local bread.
Uighur Restrictions (01:05)
Members of the minority aren't allowed to travel outside their city. McDonnell's camera crew attracts police attention.
Chinese Police Harassment (01:13)
McDonnell's car is confiscated at a check point in Xianjiang. He convinces guards to allow his translator to continue.
Chinese Surveillance (01:41)
Government personnel escort McDonnell in Shanshan and say his crew is violating interview procedures—but allow them to film scenery.
Xianjiang Tourism Issues (01:36)
McDonnell films Shanshan sand dunes with government escorts. Recent violence has reduced visitors, but he's not allowed to interview Uighur people.
Surveillance in Turpan (02:35)
Chinese government escorts follow McDonnell's crew around their hotel. However, he is allowed to set up an interview with an Imam.
Religious Monitoring (02:16)
McDonnell interviews an Imam under Chinese supervision. He is puzzled by recent Uighur violence and must balance cooperation with loyalty to his people.
Urumqi Terrorist Attack (02:44)
McDonnell's crew passes security checks on the way to the Xianjiang capital. A policeman shares his reaction to recent Uighur violence against the Han population.
Uighur Integration Policy (00:36)
The Chinese government offers Han and Uighur residents money to intermarry. The Uighur language is disappearing from schools.
Chinese Government Oppression (02:47)
Uighurs are still a majority in southern Xianjiang. Farmers refuse to discuss recent violence with McDonnell, but admit they are treated worse than other ethnic groups.
Terrorism Allegations (02:12)
McDonnell tries to investigate recent violence in an Uighur town, during which 100 people were killed when a mob attacked government buildings. Chinese authorities force him to leave.
Uighur Conflict Theories (01:43)
In Kashgar, McDonnell questions whether violence has been caused by international jihadists, local unrest, or colonialism.
Chinese Government Crackdown (01:19)
Uighurs involved in attacks have been arrested and an economist imprisoned for criticizing Xianjiang policies. Some warn this could increase religious extremism.
Credits: China: Crackdown (00:24)
Credits: China: Crackdown
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