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Dateline: Xinjiang - Notes from Uighur Country

  • Sun, 02/26/2006 - 11:00

Notes from Uighur Country

Nobel Peace Prize for 2006 draws 191 nominations

  • Fri, 02/24/2006 - 11:00

A near-record 191 Nobel Peace Prize nominations were made for 2006, including a Finnish peace mediator, Indonesia's President, two Irish rock stars and a former U.S. secretary of state.

Chinese Call for More Birth Control in Muslim West Sparks Outcry from Activists

  • Fri, 02/17/2006 - 11:00

Calls for tougher birth control enforcement in China's Muslim west have provoked protests by activists who say such measures would lead to further human rights violations against the region's native Uighur ethnic group.

Innocent Men in Legal Limbo Still at Gitmo

  • Thu, 02/16/2006 - 11:00

Five Detainees Cleared By Pentagon, But Cannot Go Home

Go West policy begins to flourish

  • Mon, 02/13/2006 - 11:00

China's western development policy has just entered its sixth year. There is little doubt the program is having a huge impact on the frontier regions in the west while strengthening central government control and national unity.

Innocent, but in limbo at Guantánamo

  • Mon, 02/13/2006 - 11:00

Five Chinese Muslims, captured in Pakistan by mistake, try to get the US Supreme Court to take their case.

Lawyer of the lost

  • Wed, 02/08/2006 - 11:00

The US won't release the Chinese Muslims being held illegally at Guantanamo Bay. Sabin Willett can't let them go either.

China Bans Officials, State Employees, Children From Mosques

  • Mon, 02/06/2006 - 11:00

Chinese authorities have tightened curbs on minority Muslims in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, banning any government officials, state employee, Party members, and in some cases women from entering mosques.

Putonghua push in Uygur nursery schools

  • Thu, 02/02/2006 - 11:00

Beijing says plan will help minority, but critics say culture is being shoved aside

China Admits Flaws But Slams Rights Report

  • Wed, 02/01/2006 - 11:00

China's retort Thursday to the latest report by Human Rights Watch combined vitriol and vagueness, but officials admit there's room for improvement.

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