- Fri, 01/17/2014 - 10:43
European and American officials on Friday urged China to explain why police have detained a prominent scholar who criticized the government's heavy repression of his Uighur ethnic minority community.
- Fri, 01/17/2014 - 08:01
The United States on Thursday urged China to guarantee the freedoms of a prominent academic from the Uighur minority, saying his detention marked a trend of repression of peaceful criticism.
- Fri, 01/17/2014 - 07:57
We are deeply concerned by reports that Beijing police have taken into custody prominent economics professor Ilham Tohti on January 15, together with at least six of his students.
- Fri, 01/17/2014 - 07:53
An exile group says the detention may set the stage for a new hardline approach in the restive Xinjiang region.
- Thu, 01/16/2014 - 15:21
Police have taken away an outspoken scholar of China's Turkic Uighur ethnic minority and raided his home, seizing computers, cellphones and even his students' thesis manuscripts, his wife said Thursday.
- Thu, 01/16/2014 - 15:11
Ilham Tohti is taken away and his family placed under close surveillance by police from Beijing and Xinjiang.
- Thu, 01/16/2014 - 15:09
Police in China have detained a prominent and outspoken scholar of China's Uighur Muslim ethnic group, his wife says.
- Thu, 01/16/2014 - 15:07
hinese police have detained the country's most high-profile Uighur academic, an outspoken critic of official policies in the restive far-western region of Xinjiang, on suspicion of "breaking the law", the government said on Thursday.
- Wed, 01/15/2014 - 15:20
Ilham Tohti, a critic of state policies in Xinjiang region, taken from home, overseas-hosted site reports, citing phone call from wife