Uyghur Related

UNPO Side Event in Geneva Highlights Minority Persecution in Iraq, Crimea and China

  • Tue, 12/02/2014 - 20:21

On 26 November 2014, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization, in cooperation with the Society for Threatened Peoples, organised a side-event to the 7th UN Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva.

Minitrue: Do Not Report Latest Violence in Shache, Xinjiang

  • Tue, 12/02/2014 - 20:13

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source

China's Xinjiang passes rules, plans fines to curb unrest: Xinhua

  • Mon, 12/01/2014 - 21:10

China's Xinjiang region has banned the practice of religion in government buildings and will fine those who use the Internet to 'undermine national unity', in a package of regulations aimed at combating separatism in the north-western province.

 Uyghur men leave the Id Kah Mosque following Eid prayers in old Kashgar, Xinjiang  Photo: Getty

China sends thousands of troops to combat Xinjiang violence

  • Mon, 12/01/2014 - 20:22

China plans to dispatch 3,000 former soldiers to its violence-stricken border region in a bid to "maintain stability" following wave of riots and terror attacks

Suspected Uighurs are transported back to a detention facility in the town of Songkhla in southern Thailand after visiting women and children at a separate shelter, March 26, 2014.

Uighur refugees' fate in balance

  • Mon, 12/01/2014 - 20:20

The government has said it is dealing with 200 detained Uighur refugees on a humanitarian basis while the national verification process for the group is under way.

HRW in favor of Turkey giving home to Uighur

  • Mon, 12/01/2014 - 20:15

Human Rights Watch has applauded a request by Turkey to have a group of Uighur discovered in a Thai border camp in March relocated to Ankara, highlighting the country's role in providing them with consular services.

China investigates senior Xinjiang security official for graft

  • Mon, 12/01/2014 - 20:07

Prosecutors have begun an investigation into a former senior security official in China's unruly far western region of Xinjiang for suspected abuse of power and corruption, the government said on Monday.

China rebukes Turkey for offer to shelter Uighur refugees

  • Sun, 11/30/2014 - 21:29

China on Friday lashed out at Turkey for offering shelter to roughly 200 Uighurs from the western Chinese region of Xinjiang who were rescued from a human-smuggling camp in Thailand.

Attack in Western China Leaves at Least 15 People Dead

  • Sun, 11/30/2014 - 21:24

The police in Xinjiang, the volatile region of western China, shot dead 11 members of a gang who killed four people and wounded 14 in an attack on a street lined with restaurants and food stalls, official Chinese media said Saturday.

Ilham Tohti

Ilham Tohti's seven students almost certain to receive jail terms, rights lawyer says

  • Wed, 11/26/2014 - 23:53

Lawyer expects all seven to be convicted but not for life like their famous economics teacher