- Fri, 09/11/2015 - 20:23
In 1965, Bob Dylan offended folk purists by rocking the Newport Folk Festival. In China’s western province of Xinjiang, Perhat Khaliq is generating a similar stir by electrifying the folk music of his Uighur people.
- Fri, 09/11/2015 - 20:14
World Uyghur Congress September Newsletter
- Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:37
Ten percent of the world's cotton is produced in the Xinjiang region in northwestern China. Irrigating the cotton fields, however, is causing ecological problems.
- Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:34
China's ruling Communist Party has sent its corruption inspectors deep into the heart of the violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang, the party said on Thursday, a part of the country which had been largely left out of the graft fight.
- Wed, 09/09/2015 - 19:29
One of the alleged accomplices to the key suspect wanted over the Erawan Shrine bombing in the Thai capital Bangkok last month is Chinese, officials from both countries say.
- Wed, 09/09/2015 - 18:58
We write regarding the state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping on September 24-25, 2015. Our organizations have worked to help promote and defend human rights in China for decades, and are deeply concerned by the significant erosions to rights during President Xi’s tenure.
- Tue, 09/08/2015 - 12:48
In light of the progressively alarming human rights situation in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), WUC, in cooperation with the UNPO, and sponsored by the ALDE, is convening a two-day conference entitled “In Defense of Religious Freedom: The Uyghur Struggle for Human Rights’’.
- Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:44
Rebiya Kadeer, a mother of 11 and one of the Chinese Communist Party’s top public enemies, waited for a cab in downtown D.C.
- Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:24
Despite Thailand's recent deportation of 109 ethnic Uighurs to China where they could face torture, about 60 members of the persecuted minority who remain in detention are refusing to register with the United Nations as asylum seekers.
- Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:20
Courts across China's restive Xinjiang region have sentenced 45 people on terrorism charges amid a crackdown against minority Muslim Uighur separatists.