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High court won't free 2 detainees

  • Tue, 04/18/2006 - 12:00

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by two Chinese Muslims for immediate release from the Guantánamo Bay center where they have been held for years despite a government finding that they were wrongly classified as enemy combatants when captured in Pakistan.

Beijing tightens control on Uyghurs

  • Sun, 04/16/2006 - 12:00

Diplomats fear Ontario man could be deported to China and executed.

Top court rejects appeal by Uighurs at Guantanamo

  • Sun, 04/16/2006 - 12:00

The Supreme Court declined on Monday to consider whether a federal judge can free two Chinese Muslims who remain imprisoned unlawfully at Guantanamo Bay, despite being cleared as "enemy combatants."

US pressures Merkel to accept Guantanamo group

  • Fri, 04/14/2006 - 12:00

The U.S. government wants to deport a group of Chinese Muslims held at the Guantanamo prison camp to Germany and is pressuring Chancellor Angela Merkel to take in the ethnic Uighurs, a newspaper reported on Friday.

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.

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