- Thu, 02/19/2015 - 20:08
China's top cotton producer, a quasi-military body formed 60 years ago to settle the far west Xinjiang area, is resisting a government policy that could force it to cut output in an industry employing hundreds of thousands in the restive region.
- Thu, 02/19/2015 - 20:02
A Uyghur farmer on his way to work in the fields was shot and killed by police in northwestern China’s restive Xinjiang region this week after he pulled a knife on officers attempting to detain him, sources said.
- Wed, 02/18/2015 - 19:13
Afghanistan is among several countries under pressure to deport Chinese members of the Muslim ethnic group.
- Wed, 02/18/2015 - 19:07
Painter Mikray Pida is a member of Washington’s small but significant population of Uyghurs, Turkic-speaking people native to Xinjiang, a contested area of western China.
- Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:37
Torture and mistreatment of detainees is endemic in China, CHRD has reported to the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT).
- Mon, 02/16/2015 - 19:48
Hospital says 7-8 died, more injured in incident involving bomb.
- Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:45
It’s an incredible story. Montreal-based filmmaker Patricio Henríquez’s Uyghurs: Prisoners of the Absurd looks at 22 members of China’s Muslim Uyghur minority who were detained in Afghanistan shortly after the American invasion of that country and ended up spending several years in the Guantánamo prison.
- Thu, 02/12/2015 - 21:35
Authorities hope the saccharine 'Little Apple' can calm tensions in the western region.
- Wed, 02/11/2015 - 19:58
The Chinese regime is drafting its own anti-terrorism legislation to combat terrorists. Yet in the eyes the international organization Human Rights Watch (HRW), it is simply a tactic for legitimizing human rights violations in the country.
- Tue, 02/10/2015 - 19:32
Chinese authorities have long targeted Radio Free Asia Uyghur Service journalist Shohret Hoshur for his coverage of sensitive issues in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.