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Uyghur activist Dolkun Isa is shown in an undated photo.

Italian Politicians Call on Parliament to Explain Uyghur Exile Leader's Detention

  • Thu, 08/10/2017 - 20:10

They call Dolkun Isa's detention by Italian police an attack on the right to freedom of expression.

Hebibulla Tohti in an undated photo.

Xinjiang Authorities Sentence Uyghur Scholar to 10 Years in Prison

  • Wed, 08/09/2017 - 18:11

Hebibulla Tohti had been lauded by China’s official Islamic Association for his accomplishments.

The Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture in northwestern China's Xinjiang.

'No Sign' of Kazakh Imam Scheduled For Release From Prison in July

  • Wed, 08/09/2017 - 18:08

Ethnic minority Kazakh residents of China's Xinjiang say the authorities are continuing to issue restrictions targeting their community.

Italian Politicians Inquire About Uyghur HR Activist Detainment

  • Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:35

Following the detention and denial of entry into the Italian Senate of Mr Dolkun Isa - Vice-President of the United Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and Secretary General of the World Uyghur Congress, Senators Luigi Compagna and Luigi Manconi, together with Italian Member of Parliament Roberto Rampi, submitted 2 questions to the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (L) shakes hands with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during their meeting at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, August 3, 2017. AFP

Muslim Ethnic Minority Students 'Incommunicado' After Repatriation to China

  • Mon, 08/07/2017 - 15:40

Overseas minority leaders hit out at the extension of Chinese control under the guise of anti-terrorism operations.

Communist Party chief for the Hotan region,  Zhang Jinbiao

China sacks senior Xinjiang official for not fighting extremism

  • Mon, 08/07/2017 - 15:34

China has sacked and will prosecute a senior official in its violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang after a probe found he wasn't doing enough to tackle extremism in one of the most sensitive parts of the country and had taken bribes.

Jama Mosque adorned with China's flag and propaganda banners that read 'Love the Party, Love the Country' in Kashgar prefecture's Kargilik county, in an undated photo.

Xinjiang Authorities Convert Uyghur Mosques Into Propaganda Centers

  • Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:03

Prayer services are now preceded by flag ceremonies and lectures on patriotism.

Turkey promises to eliminate anti-China media reports

  • Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:21

Turkey regards China's security as akin to its own and will move to stamp out any anti-China reports in its media, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, after meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

USCIRF Condemns Egypt’s Deportation of Uighur Muslims to China

  • Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:19

“These latest moves show a calculated indifference to the Uighur Muslim community”

Foreign Muslim students read from the Quran at Al-Azhar in Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 4, 2011. (photo by MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)  Read more:

Uighur students in limbo after crackdown in Egypt

  • Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:14

Many are wondering what is behind Egyptian authorities' arrest of Chinese Uighurs studying at Al-Azhar.