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Uzbekistan arrests Canadian national wanted by China: wife

  • Wed, 04/05/2006 - 12:00

A political dissident from China who is now a Canadian citizen has been arrested in the Central Asian state of Uzbekistan and could face extradition to China, his wife said.

China Moves Farmers as Tarim River Waters Dwindle

  • Tue, 04/04/2006 - 12:00

Chinese authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang are relocating hundreds of ethnic minority farming families along the dwindling Tarim River. These Uyghur families blame major Han Chinese farming and industrial complexes for exhausting upstream waters.

America Seeking To Block Appeal Of Two Chinese at Guantanamo

  • Sun, 03/26/2006 - 11:00

The Bush administration is asking the Supreme Court to refuse to hear an unusual petition brought by two Muslims from China who are being held at Guantanamo Bay despite the American military's determination that the pair pose no threat to America.

Impact of Detainee Act Debated in Court

  • Thu, 03/23/2006 - 11:00

Panel to Decide Whether It Has Jurisdiction Over Bids for Freedom

UAA/UHRP Funding Update

  • Thu, 03/23/2006 - 11:00

The Uyghur American Association is pleased to announce it will receive a substantial increase in funding from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) for UAA's Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) for the next fiscal year.

Habeas Schmabeas

  • Wed, 03/22/2006 - 11:00

A program about detains in Guantanamo including Uyghur from This American Life.

Adel's Anniversary: A Guantanamo Tale

  • Thu, 03/09/2006 - 11:00

JURIST Special Guest Columnist P. Sabin Willett, a partner at Bingham McCutchen, LLP, working pro bono with a team of Bingham lawyers in the Guantanamo habeas litigation, says that the detention of a Chinese Uighur is just one proof that the general, officially-articulated proposition that Guantanamo holds terrorists is a lie...

US calls China serious rights abuser despite reforms

  • Wed, 03/08/2006 - 11:00

China increased its censorship of the Internet and of media critics last year and harassment and detention of those challenging the authorities grew, the United States said on Wednesday.

Some Gitmo detainees fear reprisals if sent home

  • Tue, 03/07/2006 - 11:00

In transcripts, prisoners tell tribunals of possible torture, death

Religion in China still restricted, rights group says

  • Wed, 03/01/2006 - 11:00

Arrests, Closures, Crackdowns Continue

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