- Mon, 11/24/2014 - 22:44
Their homes were destroyed even though they bought them from a local urban planning head.
- Sun, 11/23/2014 - 20:59
Ambitious and fluent in Mandarin, the young Uighur strivers from the Xinjiang region of northwest China had earned coveted slots at the nation’s top university for ethnic minorities. Most were the first in their families to attend college.
- Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:40
Ilham Tohti says the facts of the case remain unclear and vows to continue his appeal.
- Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:29
A court Friday upheld the separatism conviction and life sentence for a noted scholar from China's Muslim Uighur minority who frequently criticized the government while advocating ethnic pride and greater economic opportunity.
- Wed, 11/19/2014 - 22:02
Ilham Tohti's defense lawyer says there is 'little likelihood' of a reduction in sentence.
- Tue, 11/18/2014 - 20:20
For being the conscience of the Uighur people.
- Tue, 11/18/2014 - 19:45
The Thai authorities said Tuesday that they were searching for about 120 ethnic Uighurs who fled China and were detained in southern Thailand by the police earlier this year but escaped this month from a shelter there.
- Mon, 11/17/2014 - 23:33
They could no longer tolerate the bad food, disease, lack of clothing and threats, one escapee says.
- Mon, 11/17/2014 - 23:29
Lawyers for the jailed Uyghur scholar are in the process of appealing his life sentence for 'separatism.'
- Mon, 11/17/2014 - 23:21
On September 23, 2014, a court in Urumqi city, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) sentenced Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti to life in prison on the charge of “separatism.”