June 2010

A Guantánamo detainee in your town? Two Massachusetts towns say "yes"

  • Sun, 06/13/2010 - 12:00

Since the opening of the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a well-orchestrated propaganda campaign has stoked our fears of those held in the prison, who have been routinely referred to as the "Worst of the worst."

Xinjiang still 'seething'

  • Sun, 06/13/2010 - 12:00

One year after deadly riots in China's Xinjiang, Beijing has reaffirmed policies that have angered Muslims in the region, raising the spectre of further unrest, a top Uighur activist said.

Annual Report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

  • Sat, 06/12/2010 - 12:00

Annual Report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Uyghur Held in Leak Case

  • Fri, 06/11/2010 - 12:00

Chinese authorities are said to be detaining an ethnic Uyghur whose Kazakh visa had lapsed.

Wage unrest threatens Beijing's power

  • Fri, 06/11/2010 - 12:00

A wave of labour unrest and worker suicides in China shows that the demand for higher wages is rising much faster than the government anticipated. That could put it under tremendous pressure as it tries to shift the economy away from its huge reliance on exports, experts say.

Iran blames U.S. for 'bullying' China to join sanctions

  • Fri, 06/11/2010 - 12:00

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday brushed off as "worthless paper" a new U.N. Security Council sanctions resolution against his country, and he seemed to blame the United States for "bullying" his ally, China, into joining the sanctions push.

In China, unrest spreads as more workers rally

  • Fri, 06/11/2010 - 12:00

A series of labor strikes continued to spread Friday across parts of China, as newly emboldened workers pressed for higher wages and better conditions, posing a fresh challenge to the government and the country's only officially sanctioned union.aid.

In China, unrest spreads as more workers rally

  • Fri, 06/11/2010 - 12:00

A series of labor strikes continued to spread Friday across parts of China, as newly emboldened workers pressed for higher wages and better conditions, posing a fresh challenge to the government and the country's only officially sanctioned union.

Kyrgyzstan imposes curfew after clashes kill 23

  • Fri, 06/11/2010 - 12:00

Kyrgyzstan's interim government declared a state of emergency and slapped a curfew on southern parts of the country Friday after ethnic clashes left at least 23 people dead and over 300 wounded.

Police in China's Xinjiang hold anti-riot exercise

  • Fri, 06/11/2010 - 12:00

Police in China's restive Xinjiang region have held massive anti-riot exercises to prepare for the first anniversary of ethnic unrest that left nearly 200 people dead, state press reported.

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