News

China May be Preparing Another Crackdown on Ethnic Muslims in Xinjiang

  • Sat, 08/27/2005 - 12:00

Exile groups and human rights advocates say China may be preparing to crack down on ethnic Muslim Uighurs in the region of Xinjiang. Communist officials have repeated their warnings against what they say are terrorist groups operating in Xinjiang.

Former Military Officer Reveals Situation in Xinjiang

  • Sat, 08/27/2005 - 12:00

Executive member of the Chinese National Liberation Union and former military officer Li Qike describes the history of the Xinjiang corps and explains some of the reasons behind the unit's discontentment.

CECC held a Roundtable on Xinjiang

  • Mon, 05/16/2005 - 12:00

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China held another in its series of staff-led Issues Roundtables, entitled "China's Changing Strategic Concerns: The Impact on Human Rights in Xinjiang" on Wednesday.

People Power Sends a Message To Oppressive Regimes

  • Thu, 04/21/2005 - 12:00

The resurgence of people power in the sequence of "colored revolutions" in the post-Soviet states has brought unprecedented hope to the more than 10 million strong Uighur population of East Turkistan.

Commentary: Uighur's Release Is a Victory Over Tyranny

  • Thu, 03/24/2005 - 11:00

Regardless of Beijing's motives for her release, the liberation of prominent Uighur political prisoner Rebiya Kadeer is a victory for freedom over tyranny.

China Frees Rebiya Kadeer

  • Thu, 03/17/2005 - 11:00

Uyghur businesswoman Rebiya Kadeer, freed from a Chinese jail in an apparent deal with Washington, arrived here from Beijing late Thursday, rejoicing at her unexpected release and vowing to work "for the entire Uyghur nation."

The Big Babble

  • Mon, 03/14/2005 - 11:00

To find New York's Uighur speakers (there are 535 according to the survey) I spoke to Gulametta Pahta, a 72-year-old Uighur campaigner who lives on Long Island and he gave me directions to a restaurant.

Treat China With Caution

  • Thu, 03/10/2005 - 11:00

Alim A Seytoff, General secretary of the Uyghur American Association
speaks about China's Future Ambition on Asia Times.

Telling a Thousand-Year Story

  • Tue, 01/18/2005 - 11:00

With all eyes on Turkey's efforts to join the European Union, now would seem an ideal time for London's Royal Academy of Arts to stage what is probably the world's greatest ever exhibition of Turk art and culture.

PBS Interview With Serene Fang: Secret Meetings and an Unexpected Arrest

  • Thu, 01/13/2005 - 11:00

FRONTLINE/World reporter Serene Fang found herself covering the arrest of a Uighur citizen when she traveled to the remote northwest Xinjiang province in China.

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