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China to promote wild animal hunt

  • Wed, 08/09/2006 - 12:00

China is to auction licences for foreigners to hunt wild animals, including endangered species, according to local media.

China to kill Canuck? - Group fears for jailed Burlington man

  • Wed, 08/09/2006 - 12:00

 Amnesty International fears that a Burlington man held in a Chinese jail could be executed by tomorrow.

China Denies Execution Of Canadian-Uyghur Imminent

  • Wed, 08/09/2006 - 12:00

China today denied reports that it is about to execute a Canadian-Uyghur activist recently deported to the country from Uzbekistan.

The U.S. can't help all oppressed people, including Uyghurs

  • Tue, 08/08/2006 - 12:00

A few weeks ago, I had never heard of the Uyghur culture. Today I wonder how many other folks in the world, besides the Uyghurs, want America to save them.

China and Russia request extradition of five persons from Albani

  • Tue, 08/08/2006 - 12:00

China has reiterated the request for extradition of five Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay and now in Albania, but this time Russia backed the request.

Ceku-Berisha rift over Uighur Muslims

  • Tue, 08/08/2006 - 12:00

There have been misunderstandings between the Prime Ministers of Albania and Kosovo, Sali Berisha and Agim Ceku, over China's request for extradition of Chinese Muslims.

Imminent Execution in China Scheduled for AUGUST 10th!!! Please Send Appeals Immediately. (Third Update to UA 99/06)

  • Tue, 08/08/2006 - 12:00

According to unconfirmed reports, Canadian citizen Husein Dzhelil is due to be executed in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of northwest China, on or before 10 August, for alleged 'separatist' or 'terrorist' activities.

China Tightening Control Over Tibet

  • Mon, 08/07/2006 - 12:00

China's Communist Party has been tightening its grip on Tibet in recent months, resorting to language and measures not seen since the repression of the late 1990s, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.

Traveling China's ancient Silk Road

  • Mon, 08/07/2006 - 12:00

rom the ancient oasis towns of Central Asia, we retraced the epic journeys traveled along the Silk Road through desolate mountains and deserts, through busy bazaars and crumbling mud-brick towns.
Along the way, we followed the footsteps made by camel caravans to and from Central Asia and Europe by Marco Polo, Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great.

Canadian in China faces execution, Ottawa told

  • Sat, 08/05/2006 - 12:00

The Department of Foreign Affairs was scrambling for information yesterday after receiving word that a Canadian man, Huseyin Celil, being held in China could be executed as early as next week, The Globe and Mail has learned.

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