November 2006

Ottawa expecting Beijing 'to meet obligations' on jailed man

Wed, 11/22/2006 - 11:00

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay said yesterday the federal government has been given assurances that a Canadian citizen held in China on suspicion of terrorism will not be executed regardless of the outcome of his trial.

Another Christian Leader Arrested and Imprisoned in Xinjiang

Wed, 11/22/2006 - 11:00

China Aid Association learned that another Christian was arrested in Xinjiang, which is the 3rd religious persecution event in Xinjiang in the past 2 months. Shandong Administrative Penalty against a House Church was revoked which is the first successful Christian case due to successful legal challenge and CAA 's international media campaign.

MacKay confident China won't execute Canadian citizen

Tue, 11/21/2006 - 11:00

The Chinese government has given assurances that a Canadian citizen held on suspicion of terrorism won't face the death penalty, accordiing to Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay.

Official: China laundering Colombia drug money

Tue, 11/21/2006 - 11:00

China has become a new money-laundering hub for Colombian drug gangs who buy Chinese products to import into Colombia for sale through legitimate channels, Vice President Francisco Santos Calderon said Monday.

PM's push on Celil cheers family

Mon, 11/20/2006 - 11:00

It was brief and unofficial. But the meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Chinese counterpart is an "important first step," say those fighting for the release of a Burlington man jailed in China.

Harper touts one-on-one APEC work

Mon, 11/20/2006 - 11:00

Harper said his meetings "advanced Canadian interests" and said he did raise the case of Huseyin Celil, a Canadian citizen jailed in China. "As I said to the president, we always have the intention to defend human rights, especially the rights of Canadian citizens."

Those fighting for release of Canadian jailed in China hopeful after PM talks

Mon, 11/20/2006 - 11:00

It was brief and unofficial, but those fighting for the release of a Canadian man jailed in China are calling the meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Chinese counterpart an "important first step."

Muslim voices rising in China

Sun, 11/19/2006 - 11:00

On a recent Friday, the holy day of Islam, crowds swelled inside the antique Jame mosque, the largest in this ancient town in Xinjiang Province in the far west of China, home to the nation's small but restive Muslim minority.

Uyghur Group Added To Kazakh Terror List

Sun, 11/19/2006 - 11:00

A court in Kazakhstan's capital has ordered two groups be added to the country's list of terrorist organizations.

Doubts Raised over Kazak-China Gas Pipeline Plan

Sat, 11/18/2006 - 11:00

Despite the announcement that work on a major new gas pipeline from Kazakstan to China will start in 2008, it remains unclear whether the Kazaks have sufficient reserves to make it feasible, especially in view of their other supply commitments.

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