Uyghur Related

Chinese armed police patrol the streets of the Muslim Uyghur quarter in Xinjiang's capital Urumqi, June 29, 2013.

Police Officer Stabbed to Death in Restive Xinjiang's Capital

  • Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:58

A Uyghur is accused of killing the officer as he emerged from a meeting.

Uighur leader: “We have plans for many attacks in China”

  • Tue, 03/18/2014 - 19:17

Traditionally, the Uighur separatists aren’t the sort to seek attention. Dwelling primarily in the mountains of Xinjiang Province in northwest China, they don’t maintain an active social media presence like the Taliban or al-Qaeda. They almost never post videos boasting of exploits.

Some of the Uyghurs being held at an immigration detention center in southern Thailand, March 14, 2014.

Suspected Uyghurs Rescued in Thai Raid of Human Trafficking Camp

  • Tue, 03/18/2014 - 19:04

200 refugees rumored to be Chinese Uyghurs were rescued from a human trafficking camp in Thailand last week.

Nothing Suspicious About Chinese Citizens on Plane, Beijing Says

  • Tue, 03/18/2014 - 18:56

As the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner spread out across an expanded search area nearly the size of the continental United States, the Chinese government said on Tuesday that it had ruled out the possibility that any of the Chinese citizens on the plane

Rights Groups Ask Thailand Not to Deport Uyghurs Back to China

  • Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:26

If deported home, the Uyghurs face 'credible threats of torture,' a human rights group says.

More than 200 Uyghurs are being held at an immigration center near Thailand's southern city of Hat Yai's international airport after they were detained in a secret camp in a mountainous rubber plantation in Songkhla province on March 12.  RFA

US urges Thailand to protect Uighur asylum seekers

  • Fri, 03/14/2014 - 20:39

The United States on Friday urged Thailand to protect about 200 asylum seekers from China's Uighur minority, with activists fearing that Beijing will pressure the kingdom to deport them.

More than 200 Uyghurs are being held at an immigration center near Thailand's southern city of Hat Yai's international airport after they were detained in a secret camp in a mountainous rubber plantation in Songkhla province on March 12.

Thailand: Don’t Forcibly Return Uighurs to China

  • Fri, 03/14/2014 - 20:34

The government of Thailand should ensure that a group of 220 ethnic Uighurs are not forcibly returned to China and have urgent access to refugee status determination proceedings by the United Nations refugee agency, Human Rights Watch said today.

Race Segregation? Uyghur People Across China Are Forced Back To Xinjiang

  • Fri, 03/14/2014 - 20:30

Large numbers of Uyghur people were sent back to Xinjiang.

Source tells the Anadolu Agency that he suspects unidentified group are Uighur Muslims from Xinjiang province in China.

Turkish officials trying to identify group found in Thailand

  • Fri, 03/14/2014 - 20:25

Diplomats from the Turkish Embassy in Bangkok arrived at an immigration detention center in southern Thailand on Friday to identify 220 people who claim to be Turkish refugees and have expressed a desire to be relocated to the country.

On the train to Urumqi

Welcome To Xinjiang, As China's Ethnic Unrest Simmers

  • Fri, 03/14/2014 - 20:17

The massacre of 29 people in Kunming this month is related to Xinjiang, a province where the relations between the Han Chinese and Uyghur are more tense than ever.

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