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Detainees Deserve Court Trials

  • Mon, 11/14/2005 - 11:00

As the Senate prepared to vote Thursday to abolish the writ of habeas corpus, Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jon Kyl were railing about lawyers like me......

Uyghurs Invited onto Stage with His Holiness The Dalai Lama

  • Mon, 11/14/2005 - 11:00

Rebiya Kadeer and Nury Turkel profoundly honored.

China's western border 'defenders'

  • Mon, 11/14/2005 - 11:00

Bai Xinguo makes a good living tending his tiny orchard, in the far western Chinese province of Xinjiang.

Chinese hotel terror alert was false alarm, U.S. says

  • Thu, 11/10/2005 - 11:00

The United States on Thursday withdrew a statement that China had warned its luxury hotels that Islamic extremists may be planning attacks, saying the source of the threat was not credible.

Chinese Court Jails Uyghur Editor for Publishing Veiled Dissent

  • Thu, 11/10/2005 - 11:00

Chinese authorities have jailed the chief editor of the Uyghur-language Kashgar Literature Journal for publishing a fable they regard as a veiled indictment of China's heavy-handed rule in its Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

United States Releases 2005 International Religious Freedom Report

  • Tue, 11/08/2005 - 11:00

The U.S. Department of State released the seventh annual International Religious Freedom Report, which examines the status of religious freedom around the world.

Int'l program on AIDS prevention launched in Xinjiang

  • Fri, 11/04/2005 - 11:00

A 9.8-million-US-dollar project co-sponsored by the British Department for International Development (BDID) and the Norwegian government has been launched in Xinjiang to help the northwestern Uygur autonomous region prevent HIV/AIDS

Super salt mine discovered in Xinjiang

  • Thu, 11/03/2005 - 11:00

An outsize salt mine with a proved reserve of 14.5 billion tons has been discovered in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local government sources said on Thursday.

World's smallest temple discovered in China

  • Wed, 11/02/2005 - 11:00

Chinese archaeologists have claimed to have discovered the world's smallest ancient temple with Mahayana scriptures in the southern rim of the Taklimakan Desert in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Chinese Muslims Uyghurs too scared to talk

  • Tue, 11/01/2005 - 11:00

The same muttered phrase greets any curious visitor who strays into the mosques and bazaars dotting towns in Xinjiang province in China's remote northwest.

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