The Chinese government’s plan to introduce Mandarin as the language of education in Tibetan schools has prompted protests by Tibetans at home and abroad, over fears this will lead to the decline of the Tibetan culture.
On November 4, 2010 at 3:00 pm, during Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit to Paris, the France Uyghur Community, a member organization of the World Uyghur Congress, will join Tibetan, Falun Gong, and Chinese human rights activists in Paris in protesting the Chinese government’s egregious and relentless human rights violations.
Ties between Turkey and China that were strained last year following unrest in western China’s Xinjiang region are back on track, with both countries looking to raise their relationship to the strategic partnership level, Turkey’s foreign minister said Tuesday.
The United Nations secretary-general has come under fierce attack from human rights groups after he failed to take up the case of Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo during a meeting with China's president this week.
A new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), To Strike The Strongest Blow: Questions Remain Over Crackdown On 2009 Unrest In Urumchi, details widespread human rights violations committed by the People’s Republic of China in the wake of unrest in Urumchi on July 5, 2009.