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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

Chinese parliament to target financing of terrorism

  • Mon, 02/27/2006 - 11:00

China, facing what it says is terror threat in its restive far northwest, has sent a U.N. convention that tackles the financing of terrorism to parliament for approval, Xinhua news agency said.

Dateline: Xinjiang - Notes from Uighur Country

  • Sun, 02/26/2006 - 11:00

Notes from Uighur Country

Nobel Peace Prize for 2006 draws 191 nominations

  • Fri, 02/24/2006 - 11:00

A near-record 191 Nobel Peace Prize nominations were made for 2006, including a Finnish peace mediator, Indonesia's President, two Irish rock stars and a former U.S. secretary of state.

Chinese Call for More Birth Control in Muslim West Sparks Outcry from Activists

  • Fri, 02/17/2006 - 11:00

Calls for tougher birth control enforcement in China's Muslim west have provoked protests by activists who say such measures would lead to further human rights violations against the region's native Uighur ethnic group.

Innocent Men in Legal Limbo Still at Gitmo

  • Thu, 02/16/2006 - 11:00

Five Detainees Cleared By Pentagon, But Cannot Go Home

Go West policy begins to flourish

  • Mon, 02/13/2006 - 11:00

China's western development policy has just entered its sixth year. There is little doubt the program is having a huge impact on the frontier regions in the west while strengthening central government control and national unity.

Innocent, but in limbo at Guantánamo

  • Mon, 02/13/2006 - 11:00

Five Chinese Muslims, captured in Pakistan by mistake, try to get the US Supreme Court to take their case.

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