- Tue, 08/25/2015 - 19:58
Chinese legislators have proposed a new nationwide ban on "terrorist" clothing in the latest move designed to curb Islamic extremism in restive Xinjiang.
- Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:47
No evidence Xinjiang militants exploded bomb, insists Chinese embassy, as Thai junta says it is unlikely international terrorists were involved
- Thu, 08/20/2015 - 23:32
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday dismissed a police assumption that the deadly blast might have been an act of revenge by Chinese Muslim Uighurs, while declining an offer by the British government to assist in the investigation.
- Thu, 08/20/2015 - 23:27
In light of the progressively alarming human rights situation in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), WUC, in cooperation with UNPO, and sponsored by the ALDE, is convening a two-day conference entitled “In Defense of Religious Freedom: The Uyghur Struggle for Human Rights".
- Wed, 08/19/2015 - 19:41
The brother of Shohret Hoshur, a journalist for Radio Free Asia’s Uyghur service, is scheduled to go on trial tomorrow in Urumqi. The Committee to Protect Journalists reports:
- Tue, 08/18/2015 - 21:41
Mass jailings have left farmers without help, and they are forbidden to travel to look for work.
- Tue, 08/18/2015 - 21:39
In the horrific wake of last night’s devastating bomb attack, the need and rush to assign blame in the absence of reliable information has proven a toxic mix for a Thai media too willing to set aside due diligence and cast its own net of suspicion.
- Mon, 08/17/2015 - 19:53
Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor: On-the-Record Briefing on the 19th U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue
It isn't 'terror' or 'unstable elements' providing the greatest threat to China's Muslims... it's AIDS, says whistleblower
- Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:48
A Chinese whistleblower has revealed HIV is the most “harmful social phenomenon” sweeping a region in the country’s north-west – rather than “unstable elements” such as terrorism and religious extremism.
- Thu, 08/13/2015 - 21:45
Four years after the town of Yining, in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang, was rocked by violent protests in 1997 over the execution of independence advocates, Nick Holdstock arrived to spend a year as an English teacher.