April 2010

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Pakistan Uyghurs in Hiding

  • Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:00

Two prominent members of the exiled Turkic-speaking Uyghur community, many of whom oppose Chinese rule in their homeland, are on the run from the authorities following police raids on their homes.

Uighurs demand release on US soil

  • Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:00

Lawyers for five Uighurs held at Guantanamo Bay are petitioning the US Court of Appeals in Washington to consider their clients be initially released on US soil.

US retaliation will not affect relations: govt

  • Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:00

MINISTRY of Defence officials say bilateral military relations with the United States will not be affected by a US decision to suspend a shipment of 200 military lorries as punishment for the government’s deportation of 20 ethnic Uighur asylum seekers to China in December.

Spying on Computer Spies Traces Data Theft to China

  • Mon, 04/05/2010 - 12:00

Turning the tables on a China-based computer espionage gang, Canadian and United States computer security researchers have monitored a spying operation for the past eight months, observing while the intruders pilfered classified and restricted documents from the highest levels of the Indian Defense Ministry.

The Uighurs: China's forgotten Muslims

  • Mon, 04/05/2010 - 12:00

Until recently, the roughly ten million Muslim Uighurs of China's north-western Xinjiang province, one of the world's least known Muslim minority populations, appeared largely content living under Chinese rule.

Who protests in D.C.?

  • Mon, 04/05/2010 - 12:00

It may be the U.S. capital, but most protests are globally focused.

Cambodia bristles at US aid cut over deportations

  • Fri, 04/02/2010 - 12:00

Cambodia bristled Friday at a U.S. decision to cut a small military aid program to protest the December deportation of Muslim asylum seekers to China, saying if they deserved protection the United States could have offered it.

'10 Conditions of Love' Screened in The Hague

  • Fri, 04/02/2010 - 12:00

‘The 10 Conditions of Love’ was screened as part of the ‘Movies that Matter’ Film Festival hosted in The Hague, The Netherlands over the past week (25-31st March 2010) and was followed by a debate with Uyghur activist Rebiya Kadeer.

US cancels Cambodia trucks over Uighur case

  • Thu, 04/01/2010 - 12:00

The United States on Thursday stopped a shipment of military trucks to Cambodia as punishment after it sent Uighur asylum-seekers back to China in defiance of international appeals.

U.S. suspends some aid to Cambodia over Uighur case

  • Thu, 04/01/2010 - 12:00

The United States said on Thursday it had halted shipments of some surplus military vehicles to Cambodia to retaliate for the Southeast Asian nation's decision to deport a group of Uighurs back to China over U.S. protests.