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China airing details about suspects in terrorist attacks
China airing details about suspects in terrorist attacks

Just who are the alleged extremists responsible for the wave of terrorist attacks across China in the last year? A bearded man who recorded himself burning the flags of China, the U.S., Pakistan and Egypt. But also his elderly mother, wrinkled and missing many teeth. A couple with two children, ages 6 and 2. An 18-year-old with a pregnant wife. And a 19-year-old construction worker from a poor family with a junior high school education. These are among the details provided in recent weeks by state-run media amid an intense crackdown by Chinese authorities aimed at halting the knifings, bombings and other acts of violence that have claimed hundreds of lives. China has blamed separatists...

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