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PM's intervention urged as Canadian faces death in China

  • Fri, 08/11/2006 - 12:00

After months of Chinese refusals to provide information on Celil's whereabouts or allow visits from Canadian consular officials, supporters believe Harper's reaching out to Chinese President Hu Jintao may be all that stands between the Burlington, Ont., man and a death sentence.

Alim Seytoff Is on Fire on 'Crossfire' - a VOA Satellite TV Show

  • Fri, 08/11/2006 - 12:00

This morning, Alim Seytoff, general secretary of UAA, is on VOA Chinese Service's "Crossfire" Program. This is the first time a Uyghur appeared on this live broadcast directly to China via VOA satellite TV and radio. This program is very popular in China and watched by many Chinese people who have satellite TV receiver or dish.

China puts Canadian activist on trial

  • Thu, 08/10/2006 - 12:00

A Canadian Muslim activist who was extradited from Uzbekistan to his native China in March has gone on trial on terrorism charges, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

Chorus of voices plead with government to help free Canadian jailed in China

  • Thu, 08/10/2006 - 12:00

The wife of a Canadian detained in China made another desperate plea Wednesday for the federal government to help free her husband. 

Rights group urges Western laws to curb China web censorship

  • Thu, 08/10/2006 - 12:00

The United States and Europe must introduce laws to stop Yahoo, Google and other Western companies helping China censor the Internet, a leading human rights group has said.

China denies forced late-term abortions common

  • Thu, 08/10/2006 - 12:00

China has denied that late-term forced abortions were common and insisted they were against established practice, as a man who exposed such cases languished in jail.

China denies imminent execution of Uighur-Canadian

  • Wed, 08/09/2006 - 12:00

China denied on Wednesday a report that it was about to execute a Uighur-Canadian activist it accuses of terrorism, saying his trial was not yet over.

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.

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