- Thu, 02/27/2014 - 20:57
A prominent Uighur economist who has been charged with separatism in China's far western Xinjiang region was denied access to legal counsel on Thursday, his lawyer said, on grounds that the case involves "state secrets".
- Thu, 02/27/2014 - 20:53
But little is known about the fate of his two business partners.
- Wed, 02/26/2014 - 21:54
Chinese authorities inform their families of the charges against them.
- Wed, 02/26/2014 - 21:41
Ilham Tohti charged with separatism, which can carry the death penalty
- Wed, 02/26/2014 - 21:37
A prominent ethnic Uighur economist is unlikely to receive a fair trial and could face the death penalty after being charged with separatism in China's far western Xinjiang region, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
- Wed, 02/26/2014 - 21:34
Chinese authorities should immediately release a Uighur blogger and academic who has been charged with separatism after being held incommunicado and without charge since January 15, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
- Wed, 02/26/2014 - 21:25
Tohti, a critic of government policy towards the mostly Muslim Uighurs, could face the death penalty
- Wed, 02/26/2014 - 21:22
China charges university professor and seven of his students with 'separatism', extinguishing lone voice of dissent over the troubled region of Xinjiang
- Tue, 02/25/2014 - 21:11
Ilham Tohti could face a life sentence, but his lawyer says there is little evidence to support the charges.