- 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.
- Tue, 02/10/2015 - 07:41
In another crackdown on religious freedoms, China has forced the imams of eastern Muslim majority district of Xinjiang to dance in the street, and swear to an oath that they will not teach religion to children as well telling them that prayer is harmful to the soul.