Some European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels Monday were unenthusiastic about accepting former detainees from the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba once the Obama administration makes good its promise to close the facility.
Lawyers for 17 Guantanamo Bay detainees who are members of a long-persecuted Chinese Muslim minority urged leaders of the new Obama Administration on Friday to order the immediate release of the prisoners, to live at least temporarily in the U.S.
A top official at China's central bank hit back Saturday at comments by U.S. Treasury Secretary-designate Timothy Geithner, who said the Obama administration believes that China is manipulating its currency.
A new 37-page report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) examines the effects of the Xinjiang Work Forum, held in May 2010, which heralded an unprecedented state-led development push in East Turkestan.
A new 89-page report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) documents the Chinese state’s top-down destruction of Uyghur communities in Kashgar and throughout East Turkestan, in a targeted and highly politicized push that Chinese officials have accelerated in the wake of turbulent unrest in the region in 2009.