2022-08-01: News Headlines

____ (2022-08-01). Xinjiang holds intangible cultural heritage exhibition. ecns.cn The exhibition showcases 193 intangible cultural heritage projects from 19 provincial-level regions and 146 such projects from Xinjiang.

____ (2022-08-01). Xinjiang residents send their stories to UN's human rights chief. ecns.cn People in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have recently been sending emails to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, sharing their personal stories and expressing their anger at learning about how the region is being portrayed by anti-China forces.

____ (2022-07-31). Cradle of Civilization: Jiaohe Ruins. ecns.cn Jiaohe Ruins sit in Turpan, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, and cover 37.6 hectares. Dating back to around 2,300 years ago, Jiaohe Ruins is the best-preserved, longest-lasting and largest relics of a clay-built city across the globe. As a fortress atop a steep cliff, the city was built by digging the ground rather than being built up. In 2014, it became part of the Silk Road UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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