Uyghur Related

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.

'Worst of the worst'?

  • Thu, 04/27/2006 - 12:00

Then there are the cases of two Turkic-speaking Muslim Uighurs from western China. U.S. authorities have conceded that they weren't terrorists but ....

Amnesty International: 2 Urgent Actions on behalf of ethnic Uighurs facing deportation to China

  • Thu, 04/27/2006 - 12:00

Yusuf Kadir Tohti (also known as Erdagan), Abdukadir Sidik, Husein Dzhelil (known as Huseyin Celil) facing deportation to China....

Wilting Dreams At Gitmo

  • Thu, 04/27/2006 - 12:00

A Detainee Is Denied A Garden, and Hope

Wife of man arrested in Uzbekistan returns alone

  • Mon, 04/24/2006 - 12:00

Burlington man could be facing death. `Canada needs to be very vocal': Lawyer

China's Gitmo Refugees

  • Mon, 04/24/2006 - 12:00

As a measure of Europe's true concern for the men held at Guantanamo, we offer the story of 15 Uighur inmates there......

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.