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Oct 8, 2009

Al Qaeda preacher, Abu Yahya al-Libi, urges Uighurs to launch holy war against China. Is anyone listening?

Oct 7, 2009

Sixty years ago when Mao Zedong ushered the birth of the People's Republic of China under Communist rule, the Great Helmsman's message was: "The Chinese people have stood up."

Oct 5, 2009

China today celebrated its wealth and rising might with a show of goose-stepping troops, gaudy floats and nuclear-capable missiles in Beijing, 60 years after Mao Zedong proclaimed its embrace of communism.

Sep 29, 2009

Uyghur-American lawyer and activist Nury A. Turkel discusses the plight of the Uyghurs from Xinjiang Province to Guantanamo Bay.

Sep 28, 2009

Following the forceful police suppression of a demonstration held by Uyghurs in the far western region of Xinjiang on July 5 and outbreaks of violence starting that day, Xinjiang authorities have reported on continuing detentions and arrests in connection to events on July 5.

Sep 28, 2009

In the aftermath of the forceful police suppression of a demonstration held by Uyghurs in the far western region of Xinjiang on July 5 and outbreaks of violence starting that day, authorities in Xinjiang and Beijing have taken steps to restrict lawyers' activities defending people accused of committing crimes on July 5

Sep 25, 2009

The biggest piece of news to have come out of the Fourth Plenary Session of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) 17th Central Committee is what that did not happen: the induction of Vice-President Xi Jinping into the policy-setting Central Military Commission (CMC).

Sep 25, 2009

The Chinese press has announced that 52 types of “new weapon systems” will be on display in 30 vehicle and 12 air formations during the October 1st military parade portion of the 60th anniversary celebration of the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PLA Daily, September 17).

Sep 23, 2009

As rumors swirl, suggesting that a number of the remaining 13 Uighur prisoners in Guantánamo may soon be relocating to the tiny Pacific island state of Palau, a court case relating to nine of these men threatens to hurl a number of other prisoners in Guantánamo,

Sep 21, 2009

“(In) Singapore, the tensions which naturally arise when different ethnic and religious groups living side by side respond at different speeds to globalisation cannot be wished away; they simply have to be recognised and managed.”

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