“I wish you would return my smile”: Cartoonist’s plea to the nation

| March 6th, 2014

Earlier this week, ChinaHush reported on the “I am a Xinjiang Person” social media campaign meant to discourage discrimination that has come about in the wake of the Kunming knife attack, which was reportedly carried out by Xinjiang separatist terrorists.

Xinjiang is officially a Uyghur autonomous province, and a plurality, 43 percent, of the residents are Uyghurs. Xinjiang has fallen under Chinese influence or control for much of history, but it has also been the site of wars and rebellions. […]Read more…

“I am a Xinjiang Person”: Weibo users rally against stereotyping in the wake of terrorist attack

| March 4th, 2014

After a terrorist attack on the Kunming Railway Station, which killed 29, was carried out by extremist Xinjiang separatists, some people have expressed fearful and derogatory statements about Xinjiang people and Uyghurs. Weibo users from Xinjiang and elsewhere in China are pushing back, urging their countrymen to stand against the stereotyping of Xinjiang people.

The topic “I am a Xinjiang Person” (我是新疆人) is trending and has spawned messages that have been liked over 10,000 times.

ChinaHush has translated some of the most […]Read more…

Treacherous road to school

| November 14th, 2011

In Taxkorgan County of Xinjiang Autonomous Region, a rural village called Pili Village(皮里村) recently became famous when the above photo showing how children travel to school was posted on weibo by a CCTV journalist and retweeted over 16,000 times.

According to the journalist, there are 416 villagers scattering among the mountains, over 80 of them are children eligible for school. However, the school is more than 200 km away, 80 km of which consists of narrow mountain trails, dangerous […]Read more…

7-year-old girl dances in hotpot restaurant to support family

| November 3rd, 2011

(From voc) There are many cases in China where small child in poor family has to work at too young an age to help support family. Chinahush did a report before about a 10 years old boy, aka fruit boy, shouldering his family by selling fruits. Here we’ve got a similar story only the protagonist is even younger – 7 years old dancer.

In the daytime, Huang Doudou (黄豆豆) is a just a normal 7-year-old Urumqi girl, happily attending […]Read more…

Top Ten Universities in China with the Most Beautiful Girls

| September 24th, 2009

We have already uncovered the top ten cities in China with the most beautiful women. While some argued the list was highly opinionated, some liked it and said it had some truth to it. Now do you want to know which university in China has the most beautiful girls? This list from ifeng ranks the top ten. Attention! Guys who are preparing for the university entrance exam, this list is for reference only, studying is still more important, do not […]Read more…