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Uighur activist questions Pak silence on Xinjiang

  • Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:19

‘Islamabad helping Beijing in containing anti-Beijing resistance from Uyghurs’

A meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Photo: AFP

Item 4: General Debate on Human Rights Situations Requiring Council Attention

  • Thu, 06/23/2016 - 19:40

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America, As delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council

How to smear your enemies and silence your critics, Chinese Communist Party style

  • Thu, 06/23/2016 - 19:36

When Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee decided that he was going to hold a press conference to reveal what had happened to him after he disappeared for months into China, he had to know the stakes were high.

Students at a mosque at the Xinjiang Islamic Institute. Picture Mark Mallabone/The West Australian

Freedom of faith for Uighurs — Chinese style

  • Mon, 06/20/2016 - 14:58

Forty young scholars sit cross-legged in two rows with copies of the Koran open before them.

TRANSLATOR IN BOMBING TRIAL SAYS HE’S A MARKED MAN

  • Tue, 06/14/2016 - 21:06

By Sasiwan Mokkhasen
June 14, 2016 4:00 pm

A Uyghur security guard patrols a Uyghur neighborhood in Aksu prefecture of northwestern China's Xinjiang region, Apr. 17, 2015.

Jailed For Watching Islamic Video, Uyghur Dies in Police Custody

  • Mon, 06/13/2016 - 21:18

Authorities say the Aksu resident died of a heart attack, though family members and others believe he was tortured.

Tursunjan Memet, one of the web administrators of the Uyghur-language website Misranim, in northwestern China's Xinjiang region in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of Misranim website

Authorities Detain Uyghur Web Masters And Writers in China’s Xinjiang

  • Mon, 06/13/2016 - 21:00

Police arrested some on charges of ‘instigating ethnic-hatred’ and ‘separatism’ in the run-up to the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

A Uyghur man stands outside a mosque in Turpan, Xinjiang,in a file photo.

China Restricts Ramadan Fast For Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang

  • Thu, 06/09/2016 - 20:13

Government workers pass out water bottles, force others to eat and drink in front of them.

China's President Xi Jinping (pictured, C) reminded top state media outlets to "strictly adhere to the orders of the Chinese Communist Party" during a series of high-profile visits to their headquarters in February

China's propaganda department 'not good enough at propaganda'

  • Thu, 06/09/2016 - 19:56

China's propaganda department, tasked with controlling the media and arts, has been given a slap on the wrist for not being good enough at shaping public opinion, according to a report on a government website.

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