July 9, 2009
Report From Urumqi: Thousands of Chinese Troops Enter City Torn by Ethnic Clashes
Thousands of Chinese troops have flooded into the regional capital of the country’s western-most Xinjiang province following bloody clashes between the city’s Han Chinese and Uighur populations. Four days after the violence that left at least 150 dead and over a thousand injured, reports indicate an unsteady calm has returned to the city of Urumqi. We go to Urumqi to speak with Al Jazeera English correspondent Melissa Chan.[includes rush transcript]
Melissa Chan, Beijing correspondent for Al Jazeera English. She is currently reporting from the city of Urumqi.
Democracy Now! – 7/9/09 – Report From Urumqi: Chinese Troops Enter Torn City (part 1 of 1)
July 09, 2009
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