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Sherrod Brown (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Chairman Brown and Cochairman Smith Statement on 2014 Annual Report

  • Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:02

Chairs announce bipartisan Hong Kong legislation & in letter to President and Congressional leaders, identify an action agenda for the next year.

US report: China's human rights record worsening

  • Fri, 10/10/2014 - 19:55

A U.S. report released Thursday says China's human rights record has worsened in key areas over the past year and that limits on free speech and assembly are growing.

Patricio Henriquez, director an co-producer of Uyghurs: Prisoners of the Absurd, and Rushan Abbas, an American of Uyghur origin who is one of the main characters in the feature documentary film. Photograph by: John Kenney, Montreal Gazette

Film chronicles the fate of the Uyghurs in Guantánamo

  • Fri, 10/10/2014 - 19:28

Indignation over injustice in this unjust world of ours isn’t enough to make a powerful documentary. You also need a good story.

A young Tibetan monk is seen in the smoke as monks burn trees during their morning ritual in the Dzamthang Jonang monastery, where Kalkyi set herself on fire in protest against Chinese rule, in Barma township May 16, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Far from Hong Kong, ethnic minority regions in China are a tinderbox of tension

  • Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:33

As the Hong Kong demonstrations continue, foreign observers question whether the democracy movement might embolden minority groups seeking greater autonomy in Tibet or Xinjiang, also known as East Turkistan.

Malaysia And China Working Together On Combating Militancy

  • Wed, 10/08/2014 - 21:38

Malaysia and China are working together on combating militancy in all its forms, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said today.

Several countries have extradited Uyghurs to China in recent years.

Rights Groups Say Malaysia Should Not Deport Undocumented Uyghurs

  • Tue, 10/07/2014 - 23:07

They believe the ethnic minority group could face torture if returned to China.

Govt should not be hasty in deportation of Uighurs to China

  • Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:48

Detained Uighurs should be granted immediate access to the UNHCR, says Lawyers for Liberty.

Children, part of a group of asylum seekers, sit in a truck as Thai Immigration officials escort them to a court in Songkhla province on March 15, 2014. Photo: Tuwaedaniya Meringing / AFP

Arrested Uighurs might have been in Kingdom

  • Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:34

Five people, including three presumed ethnic Uighurs from China, were arrested on Sunday after a retired Thai police officer drove them illegally across the Cambodian border, Thai media reported yesterday.

 show of police force in Xinjiang Province, China, where Uighurs complain of repression. Credit Color China Photo, via Associated Press

From Tibet to Taiwan, China’s Periphery Watches Hong Kong Protests Intently

  • Mon, 10/06/2014 - 19:35

As hundreds of protesters continue to occupy the streets of Hong Kong, challenging China’s Communist Party leaders with calls for greater democracy, much of the world anxiously awaits signs of how Beijing will react to their demands.