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Celil granted access to lawyer in jail after Martin visit with Chinese PM

  • Wed, 06/06/2007 - 12:00

Jailed Canadian activist Huseyin Celil has finally been allowed to meet with his lawyer, more than a month after a Chinese court sentenced him to life in prison for terrorism-related offences.

Bush meets China's exiled Uighur leader

  • Wed, 06/06/2007 - 12:00

US President George W. Bush met the exiled leader of China's Uighur Muslims on Tuesday, US Uighurs said, as he accused Beijing of jailing her sons in retaliation against her human rights campaign.

G8 urged to address China's rights record

  • Tue, 06/05/2007 - 12:00

China's human rights record should be properly addressed at this week's meeting of the Group of Eight leading industrial nations in Germany, an exile group said on Tuesday.

China: Tiananmen Legacy Defies Olympic Gloss

  • Fri, 06/01/2007 - 12:00

China's total failure to account for the massacre of June 4, 1989 casts a pall on its efforts to project a new image and continues to spawn more abuses, Human Rights Watch said today.

Ministry of Public Security's Olympics Scrutiny Notice Reveals CCP's Desperation, Violation of Human Rights, and Opposition to the Olympic Spirit

  • Tue, 05/29/2007 - 12:00

Recently, Chinese authorities sent out the following directive: Since early-April, the Chinese police have been secretly issuing "Notification on Strictly Carrying Out Background Investigations on Candidates for the Olympics and Performing a Pre-Selection Test" to each province, autonomous region, police stations and bureaus in municipalities directly under the Central Government.

China misses key opportunity on human rights

  • Tue, 05/22/2007 - 12:00

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) have today condemned China's decision to walk out of an EU-China experts' seminar on human rights, which had been scheduled to take place on 10-11 May in Berlin.

Uyghur Wire-Walker Breaks World Record

  • Mon, 05/21/2007 - 12:00

An ethnic Uyghur from northwest China has won an international tightrope competition in South Korea, highlighting the importance of the ancient practice in his homeland.

Ms. Rebiya Kadeer Speaks at MIT on Human Rights of Uyghurs

  • Sat, 05/19/2007 - 12:00




Ms. Rebiya Kadeer, leader of the Uyghur democratic movement, has spoken on the Chinese government's egregious human rights violations of the Uyghur people at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the evening of May 15th.

A group of 60 Uyghur human rights defenders at the European Parliament

  • Fri, 05/18/2007 - 12:00

From 7 to 11 May, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and the UNPO organized a capacity-building seminar in The Hague (Netherlands) for Uyghurs from around the free world.

China denies targeting exiled dissident's family

  • Wed, 05/16/2007 - 12:00

China has arrested relatives of exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer not because of their connection to her but because they broke the law, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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