Guerrilla Footage of Uighur Unrest in China
Riots in the western Chinese city of Urumqi have left 156 dead and hundreds more injured—and as in Iran, protesters have been uploading their own cellphone videos of the violent clashes. Caution: Some of the footage is graphic.
Urumqi Streets Overrun by Protesters, July 5
The person who uploaded this clip to YouTube says the phonecam video was posted to the Chinese video-sharing Web site Youku but then was quickly censored.
A River of Bodies Flows Through Urumqi Streets, July 5
This video purports to show more rioting in China.
A Closer Look at the Protest, July 5
The original caption for this YouTube video says the Uighurs staged a protest to ask the government to investigate reports about the death of two Uighurs at the hands of their Han Chinese co-workers at the Xuri toy factory in Guangdong. This video is shot at ground level, unlike most of the bird’s-eye footage that has been popping up on YouTube.
The Uighur Unrest Continues
This report from Al Jazeera shows a standoff between the police and the Uighurs in the wake of the recent riots.
GRAPHIC: The Riot’s Aftermath
We cannot determine the veracity of this graphic video, which claims to show the aftermath of the rioting in China.
More Uighur Rioting
This amateur video claims to show some of the earlier rioting from the current conflict in China.
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