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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

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.

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