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Unrest in Urumqi - Worst Ethnic Violence in China for Decades

The unrest that erupted in Urumqi on Sunday was the worst reported ethnic violence in China for decades as thousands of Muslim Uighurs, who have long harboured resentment under Chinese rule, took to the streets. Members of China's ethnic Han majority who were targeted in Sunday's riots fought back in Urumqi on Tuesday armed with makeshift weapons and vowing revenge against the Uighurs.

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