Uyghur Related

Kazakhstan accused of secretly deporting two Uighurs to China

  • Fri, 05/19/2006 - 12:00

The Vienna-based International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights said Yusuf Kadir Tohti and Abdulkadir Sidik went missing in Kazakhstan after being released from a pretrial detention center, where they had been held on accusation of possessing false passports and information of "an extremist character."

Freed from Guantanamo, 5 face danger in Albania

  • Thu, 05/18/2006 - 12:00

Five Chinese Muslims recently released from the Guantanamo Bay prison are living under increasingly dangerous conditions in Albania, the only country to let them in after the United States determined they were not 'enemy combatants," according to their lawyer.

China history unravelled by mummies

  • Mon, 05/15/2006 - 12:00

In a find that could turn conventional history on its head, scientists using genetic testing have discovered that Caucasians lived in western China's Tarim Basin a thousand years before East Asians arrived.

Guantanamo Uyghurs Find Freedom 'Like a Celebration'

  • Wed, 05/10/2006 - 12:00

Five Chinese passport-holders, all Muslim Uyghurs cleared of terrorism charges and just released after five years in the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, are trying to adjust to new lives in Albania, the only country to offer them asylum.

China Demands That Albania Return Ex-U.S. Detainees

  • Wed, 05/10/2006 - 12:00

China demanded Tuesday that five Chinese Muslims flown to Albania after release from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay be turned over to Chinese authorities for prosecution as terrorists.

The US does have a heart after all

  • Tue, 05/09/2006 - 12:00

The US' decision to release five Uighurs -- originally from China's Xinjiang Province -- who were being held in Guantanamo Bay and fly them to Albania for resettlement instead of back to China must be congratulated.

China demands return of Uighurs

  • Mon, 05/08/2006 - 12:00

China has asked Albania to hand over five Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay prison and applying for asylum in Albania, saying they were members of a terrorist organisation.

Five Muslims from China at Guantánamo get asylum -- in Albania

  • Mon, 05/08/2006 - 12:00

Five Muslims from China at Guantánamo get asylum -- in Albania

Gitmo captive asks for U.S. asylum

  • Fri, 05/05/2006 - 12:00

In a document made public late yesterday, a Muslim captive from China cleared of ties to al Qaeda is asking Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for asylum in the United States.

Five Guantanamo Uyghurs released, already in Albania

  • Fri, 05/05/2006 - 12:00

The Uyghur American Association has just learned from the US State Department that five Uyghurs who had been detained at Guantanamo Bay have been released from US custody, and have already arrived in Albania where they are to be re-settled.