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Central Asia: Uyghurs Hit By Autocratic States' Cooperation With Beijing

  • Fri, 04/28/2006 - 12:00

An Uyghur political dissident from China, Huseyin Celil, remains in detention in Uzbekistan. Celil -- who is now a Canadian citizen -- was arrested in March in Tashkent at the request of Chinese authorities. Human rights groups fear that Celil might face torture and even death if extradited to China. Meanwhile, two more Uyghur men have been in detention in neighboring Kazakhstan. Observers say Uyghurs are victims of cooperation between the autocratic states in Central Asia and China.

Imam's release sought: MP

  • Fri, 04/28/2006 - 12:00

Government concerned, Kenney says. Detention in Uzbekistan attacked

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

What Didn't Happen When Bush Met Hu

  • Thu, 04/27/2006 - 12:00

Why, then, was the most newsworthy event of the Bush-Hu summit last week the protests of a Falun Gong member on the White House lawn?

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.

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