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Uighur activist: China detained my family

  • Thu, 06/01/2006 - 12:00

Incident is latest in crackdown on Uighur minority by Beijing, which says it is fighting 'terrorists.'

Uyghur Dissident's Sons Detained, Beaten in Front of Own Children

  • Thu, 06/01/2006 - 12:00

Chinese authorities in Xinjiang have formally detained two sons of exiled Uyghur dissident Rebiya Kadeer and are keeping one of her daughters under house arrest for alleged tax evasion, according to the Kadeer family and an official news report.

Uyghur Activist's Children Detained, Held Under Close Watch in China

  • Wed, 05/31/2006 - 12:00

Chinese police in Xinjiang briefly detained and are closely monitoring three children of exiled Uyghur dissident Rebiya Kadeer in an apparent bid to keep them from meeting with a visiting U.S. congressional team, sources close to the family said.

The sands of time

  • Tue, 05/30/2006 - 12:00

Chinese and French archeologists claim to have discovered the ruins of an ancient city which disappeared in the desert in Northwest China (East Turkistan) more than 2,200 years ago.

Get Serious About China's Rising Military Freed from Guantanamo, 5 face danger in Albania

  • Thu, 05/25/2006 - 12:00

The Pentagon's annual report to Congress on China's military power, released this week, reveals that Beijing's buildup has advanced well beyond what most analysts considered likely just 10 years ago ...

Kazakhstan Begins Oil Deliveries to China Via New Pipeline

  • Thu, 05/25/2006 - 12:00

On Thursday, May 25, crude oil from Kazakhstan flowed into China through a newly completed pipeline that links the two countries. This is the first time that imported oil is directly piped into China.

Guantanamo's Innocents: Newly Released Prisoners Struggle to Find a Home

  • Thu, 05/25/2006 - 12:00

Men Without a Country 'Disappointed' in America After a 'Pointless' Four Years at Gitmo

Uyghur Activists Picket Uzbek Embassy

  • Thu, 05/25/2006 - 12:00

Around 30 protesters today picketed the Uzbek Embassy in Kyrgyzstan to demand the release of Huseyin Celil, a Uyghur activist currently in jail in Uzbekistan and wanted by the Kyrgyz authorities.

Ancient city reveals life in desert 2,200 years ago

  • Mon, 05/22/2006 - 12:00

Chinese and French archaeologists claim to have discovered the ruins of an ancient city which disappeared in the desert in Northwest China more than 2,200 years ago.

Absolved prisoners still at Guantanamo

  • Sun, 05/21/2006 - 12:00

WASHINGTON - Four of the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been cleared of all connections to terrorism but continue to live in a legal limbo, with no indication of when they will be freed, according to the captives' attorneys and military documents.

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