Uyghur Related

Investment funds heading for Xinjiang, chasing economic development

  • Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:34

Investment funds are flowing into China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Xinjiang-related stocks are rising steadily in the Chinese stock market, outpacing the performance of the Shanghai Composite Index.

Uighur group condemns sentencing of 12 to death in China

  • Tue, 10/14/2014 - 20:22

An overseas-based Uighur exile group on Tuesday denounced the sentencing to death of 12 people in China's Xinjiang, saying the government's approach "will invariably exacerbate an already tense situation" in the far-western region.

Map showing Hotan’s Guma county.

Three Police Officers Among Eight Killed in New Xinjiang Violence

  • Mon, 10/13/2014 - 20:07

Two Uyghur attackers are shot dead by police after they go on a killing

Abdullajan Abdulmennan in an undated photo.

Uyghur Youth Dies in Prison After Being Held For Illegal Travel to Vietnam

  • Mon, 10/13/2014 - 20:04

The boy was in good health, says his father.

China court sentences 12 to death for Xinjiang attacks

  • Mon, 10/13/2014 - 20:00

A court in the unruly far western Chinese region of Xinjiang sentenced 12 people to death and handed out dozens of other heavy sentences on Monday for attacks in July in which almost 100 people died.

China has stepped up security in Xinjiang following a string of public attacks

China sentences 12 to death for south Xinjiang attacks

  • Mon, 10/13/2014 - 19:57

A court in China's restive Xinjiang region has sentenced 12 people to death for attacks that left nearly 100 people dead in July.

Widows Claim Police Turned their Guns on Uyghur Officials in Xinjiang Riots

  • Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:34

The widows of two ethnic minority Uyghur officials killed during a riot in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region accused security forces of turning their guns on their husbands, disputing claims by authorities that the men were executed by “terrorists” in the violence.

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.