Uyghur Related

Posting a link to a news report of the visa cancellation of Dolkun Isa, Lu Jinghua said that she was convinced that China was behind her travails too. Credit: Jinghua’s Facebook page

After Dolkun Isa, Indian Visas Denied to Activists from China, Hong Kong

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:24

Lu Jinghua, who fled to the US after the Tiananmen square crackdown, was not allowed to board her flight on 27 April with authorities informing her that her e-visa had been denied.

File photo of an Uyghur demonstration in Washington DC. Credit: Malcolm Brown/CC BY-SA 2.0

India Should Have the Responsibility to Teach China Democracy, Says Dolkun Isa

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:07

The Uyghur activist discusses the threat of Islamic terror in Central Asia, China’s dominance of the region, the need for greater global attention to the Uyghur cause and more.

Inauguration of the Conference on Uyghur Refugees

  • Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:04

The first international conference tackling the rights of Uyghur refugees and asylum seekers was inaugurated yesterday [25 April 2016] in Berlin. 

Family of Jailed Uyghur Scholar Faces Severe Hardship, Social Isolation

  • Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:02

Ilham Tohti's family rely on handouts from friends as they struggle to make ends meet on his wife's small salary.

Ilham Tohti, a scholar and advocate for China’s Uighur ethnic minority, at home in Beijing in February 2013. Credit Andy Wong/Associated Press

Ilham Tohti, Uighur Scholar Jailed in China, Is Nominated for Rights Award

  • Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:00

A prominent Uighur scholar who is serving a life sentence for separatism in a Chinese prison was named on Wednesday as a finalist for a prestigious human rights award for trying to promote dialogue in the troubled Xinjiang region of China.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu(L) holds a talk with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi(R) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing Apr27, 2016. REUTERS/IORI SAGISAWA/POOL

China and Turkey vow greater anti-terrorism cooperation

  • Wed, 04/27/2016 - 16:57

Turkey will not allow its soil to be used for activities that damage China's security, the two countries' foreign ministers agreed on Wednesday, following recent disputes over China's Muslim Uighur ethnic minority that had soured ties.

Kashgar Named China's Most Polluted City

  • Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:58

In a recent Greenpeace survey, Xinjiang and Henan were revealed to be China's most polluted provinces in the first quarter 2016. 

Uighur activist Dolkun Isa said he was "disappointed" by the Indian government's action

India cancels Chinese dissident leader's visa

  • Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:54

India has cancelled the visa of Chinese dissident leader and Uighur activist Dolkun Isa after a protest by Beijing.

(Armed police guard at the entrance of the South Railway Station in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous region, in this May 2, 2014 file picture. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic)

China’s Xi warns of foreign infiltration through religion

  • Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:51

China must be on guard against foreign infiltration through religion and stop “extremists” spreading their ideology, President Xi Jinping told a top-level meeting on managing religion, state media reported on Sunday.

India Is Accused of Bowing to Chinese Pressure in Canceling a Uighur Leader’s Visa

  • Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:39

Dolkun Isa was scheduled to attend a conference with other anti-Beijing activists