Growing Heroin Trade Hits Uyghurs in China's Northwest

  • Mon, 04/24/2006 - 12:00

Uyghur Muslim families in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang are feeling the devastating impact of the heroin trade as drug-trafficking routes become well-established, bringing addiction, crime, and HIV/AIDS infection in their wake.

Cross your fingers if you're an Uighur

  • Fri, 04/21/2006 - 12:00

... considering the two hapless Uighurs — ethnically Turkic Muslims mainly from China’s Xinjiang province — are stuck between a rock and a hard place in a spot called Guantanamo Bay....

China calls on US to return prisoners - Uyghurs in Guantanamo

  • Thu, 04/20/2006 - 12:00

The Chinese foreign ministry has called on the US government to repatriate Uighur prisoners held in its Guantanamo Bay prison camp.

US lawmaker accuses China of genocide ahead of Bush-Hu summit

  • Wed, 04/19/2006 - 12:00

A senior lawmaker from US President George W. Bush's Republican party accused China of genocide for allegedly conducting forced abortions to phase out indigenous populations in the largely Buddhist Tibet and Muslim Xinjiang regions.

Supreme Court Won't Hear Chinese Detainees' Case

  • Tue, 04/18/2006 - 12:00

The Supreme Court yesterday declined to expedite the case of two Chinese Muslims who have been held for four years at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, despite being cleared of ties to terrorism.

Free the Uighurs

  • Tue, 04/18/2006 - 12:00

Unfortunately, for a small group of Chinese Muslims and others held at Guantanamo Bay ...

Supreme Court Rejects Chinese Muslims' Appeal

  • Tue, 04/18/2006 - 12:00

The military agrees they should be freed from Guantanamo, but it has no place to send them.

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."