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Gitmo captive asks for U.S. asylum

  • Fri, 05/05/2006 - 12:00

In a document made public late yesterday, a Muslim captive from China cleared of ties to al Qaeda is asking Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for asylum in the United States.

Five Guantanamo Uyghurs released, already in Albania

  • Fri, 05/05/2006 - 12:00

The Uyghur American Association has just learned from the US State Department that five Uyghurs who had been detained at Guantanamo Bay have been released from US custody, and have already arrived in Albania where they are to be re-settled.

"Canadian citizen", arrested in Uzbekistan, wanted by Interpol

  • Thu, 05/04/2006 - 04:00

Huseyincan Celil who is wanted by Interpol on terrorism charges, National Central Bureau of Interpol in Uzbekistan said in its statement.

Uyg'urlar faol taqdiri yuzasidan Toshkentdan "aqlli qaror" kutmoqda

  • Wed, 05/03/2006 - 12:00

AQSh-Xitoy aloqalarida Taivan va Tibet masalasi qatorida Uyg’ur muxtoriyati, Pekinning uyg’urlarga nisbatan munosabati muhim o’rin egallaydi.

Gitmo Releases Suggest Numerous Mistakes

  • Tue, 05/02/2006 - 12:00

News that the Pentagon will soon release about a third of the prisoners still detained at Guantanamo Bay.....

Woman says China targets Muslim population for forced family planning

  • Mon, 05/01/2006 - 12:00

Chinese authorities are targeting an autonomous Muslim population for forced family planning, said a woman once held as a Chinese political prisoner.

Guantanamo Bay prisoners plant seeds of hope in secret garden

  • Sat, 04/29/2006 - 12:00

Mr Turkistani's plight is especially pitiful. An ethnic Uighur who was living in Afghanistan, he had been jailed by the Taliban for three years and then freed by .....

Central Asia: Uyghurs Hit By Autocratic States' Cooperation With Beijing

  • Fri, 04/28/2006 - 12:00

An Uyghur political dissident from China, Huseyin Celil, remains in detention in Uzbekistan. Celil -- who is now a Canadian citizen -- was arrested in March in Tashkent at the request of Chinese authorities. Human rights groups fear that Celil might face torture and even death if extradited to China. Meanwhile, two more Uyghur men have been in detention in neighboring Kazakhstan. Observers say Uyghurs are victims of cooperation between the autocratic states in Central Asia and China.

Imam's release sought: MP

  • Fri, 04/28/2006 - 12:00

Government concerned, Kenney says. Detention in Uzbekistan attacked

Six-Nation Bloc Plans Anti-Terror Maneuvers

  • Thu, 04/27/2006 - 12:00

China, Russia and four Central Asian nations announced Wednesday that they will hold joint anti-terrorism exercises next year, emphasizing a desire to balance U.S. military influence in Asia with stepped-up preparations of their own.

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