A worker directs a truck (unseen) as water gushes out from the Sangtuda-1 hydroelectric power plant in Tajikistan (May 28, 2008). Image Credit: REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

China needs to be wary of a looming water crisis in Central Asia.

Rev. Joseph Zhang Yinlin, kneeling, takes part in an ordination ceremony to be named coadjutor bishop in Anyang city in central China's Henan province

Controls over religion in China have been increasing since 2012, seeping into new areas of daily life and triggering growing resistance from believers.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (1st L) and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon (2nd L) attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Tajikistan section of Line D of the Central Asia-China gas pipeline in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, Sept. 13, 2014.

A pipeline through Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has been postponed "indefinitely."

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End of the Road: One Belt, One Road and the Cumulative Economic Marginalization of the Uyghurs, a

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The Uyghur American Association (UAA) organized a demonstration in front of China's embassy in Washington, DC on February 5, 2014 to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the Ghulja Massacre. At the event, the Uyghur Human Rights Project conducted an interview with Ilyar Shamseden, originally of Ghulja, about the history of the massacre.