Uyghur Related

A meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Photo: AFP

Item 4: General Debate on Human Rights Situations Requiring Council Attention

  • Thu, 06/23/2016 - 19:40

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America, As delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council

How to smear your enemies and silence your critics, Chinese Communist Party style

  • Thu, 06/23/2016 - 19:36

When Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee decided that he was going to hold a press conference to reveal what had happened to him after he disappeared for months into China, he had to know the stakes were high.

Students at a mosque at the Xinjiang Islamic Institute. Picture Mark Mallabone/The West Australian

Freedom of faith for Uighurs — Chinese style

  • Mon, 06/20/2016 - 14:58

Forty young scholars sit cross-legged in two rows with copies of the Koran open before them.


  • Tue, 06/14/2016 - 21:06

By Sasiwan Mokkhasen
June 14, 2016 4:00 pm

A Uyghur security guard patrols a Uyghur neighborhood in Aksu prefecture of northwestern China's Xinjiang region, Apr. 17, 2015.

Jailed For Watching Islamic Video, Uyghur Dies in Police Custody

  • Mon, 06/13/2016 - 21:18

Authorities say the Aksu resident died of a heart attack, though family members and others believe he was tortured.

Tursunjan Memet, one of the web administrators of the Uyghur-language website Misranim, in northwestern China's Xinjiang region in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of Misranim website

Authorities Detain Uyghur Web Masters And Writers in China’s Xinjiang

  • Mon, 06/13/2016 - 21:00

Police arrested some on charges of ‘instigating ethnic-hatred’ and ‘separatism’ in the run-up to the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

A Uyghur man stands outside a mosque in Turpan, Xinjiang,in a file photo.

China Restricts Ramadan Fast For Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang

  • Thu, 06/09/2016 - 20:13

Government workers pass out water bottles, force others to eat and drink in front of them.

Map showing location of Ili prefecture in Xinjiang

Xinjiang Residents Must Give DNA, Voice-Print For Passports

  • Wed, 06/08/2016 - 21:32

Police in China's Ili prefecture near the Kazakh border issue new restrictions on travel documents.

Suspects in the Erawan shrine bombing in Bangkok last August, identified by the ruling junta as Adem Karadag (C) and Yusufu Mieraili (back L), arrive at a military court in Bangkok, Feb. 16, 2016.

Translator for Uyghur Bombing Suspects Released from Jail: Police

  • Tue, 06/07/2016 - 19:06

Authorities deny allegations that they beat the Uzbek national while holding him for drug possession.