Uyghur Related

China's top inland river revitalized with ecological conservation

  • Sat, 09/24/2005 - 12:00

Zhu Xiangmin sighed with a relief as the second phase of the current water infusion for the Tarim, China's longest inland river, has since late August gone smoothly.

Northwest China region becomes bridgehead for trade ties with Central Asia

  • Thu, 09/22/2005 - 12:00

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is becoming a bridgehead for promoting trade ties with the neighboring countries in Central Asia, according to a top regional official.

Uyghur Children Forced To Work in Cotton Fields

  • Wed, 09/21/2005 - 12:00

Schoolchildren in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region are routinely pressed by army-backed production brigades into backbreaking, unpaid labor to help with the yearly cotton harvest, residents and officials say.

Kyrgyzstan bans "extremism" with prodding from Beijing

  • Tue, 09/20/2005 - 12:00

Kyrgyzstan bans "extremism" with prodding from Beijing

Free trade zone in pipeline in Xinjiang

  • Tue, 09/20/2005 - 12:00

The foundation will be laid within this year for a border free trade zone between China and Kazakhstan at port Korgas in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Chinese Pioneers Being Asked to Relocate -- Once More

  • Tue, 09/20/2005 - 12:00

They came 50 years ago to settle Xinjiang, a mostly Muslim hinterland. Now, the homes they built are being torn down to make way for development.

China Puts Focus on Security in Muslim Region

  • Tue, 09/20/2005 - 12:00

China urged local security agencies Thursday to "prepare for danger" and remain vigilant against terrorists in the predominantly Muslim northwestern region of Xinjiang.

Uyghur organization's president attacks PRC oppression in Xinjiang

  • Sat, 09/17/2005 - 12:00

World Uyghur Congress (WUC) president Erkin Alptekin yesterday urged the international community to intervene and pressure the Chinese government into starting talks with the Uyghur people of Xinjiang so that disputes there can be resolved peacefully.

Tibetans & Uyghurs Protest as Chinese President Address UN Opening

  • Fri, 09/16/2005 - 12:00

Tibetans, Uyghurs and their supporters will hold a demonstration to coincide with Hu Jintao addressing the opening of the United Nations General Assembly today.

Human rights key to China's development

  • Fri, 09/16/2005 - 12:00

During a recent visit to Beijing, U.N. rights envoy Louise Arbour called attention to the serious human-rights situation in China and the need for improvements according to international human-rights standards.