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Foreign Office concerned at sentence of Ilham Tohtii

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 20:12

Foreign Office expresses concern after Uighur academic Dr Ilham Tohti was sentenced to life imprisonment in China.

Conviction and Sentencing of Ilham Tohti

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 20:06

The United States is deeply disturbed that Ilham Tohti has been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment.

Xinjiang Court Sentences Uyghur Scholar to Life in Prison

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 20:03

Ilham Tohti says he is 'innocent' and protests decision.

Rights Groups Say China Exports ‘Tools of Torture’

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 19:58

Chinese companies, some of them state-owned, are profiting from the production and export of law enforcement equipment that can be used for torture, fueling human rights abuses in Africa and Asia, two international human rights organizations said in a report released on Tuesday.

Life in jail: unusually harsh sentence for Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti for inciting separatism

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 19:55

Economics professor from Minzu University had strongly denied the charges

China: Deplorable life sentence for Uighur academic

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 19:44

The life sentence handed down by a Chinese court to prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti on charges of “separatism” is an affront to justice, Amnesty International said. 

Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti sentenced - A moderate silenced

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 19:42

After a two-day trial last week, Ilham Tohti, a scholar who has spoken critically of China’s policies toward people of his Uighur ethnicity, was sentenced on September 23rd to life in prison for separatism. 

China Court Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life in Separatism Case

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 09:48
Ilham Tohti in court

A university professor who has become the most visible symbol of peaceful resistance by ethnic Uighurs to Chinese policies was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday after being found guilty of separatism by court officials in the western region of Xinjiang, which Uighurs consider their homeland.

China jails prominent scholar for life

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 00:00

Ilham Tohti, an economics professor at Beijing's Minzu University, was sentenced to life in prison by a Chinese court.

Interview: China Can Learn From Scottish Independence Referendum

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:35

Exiled Uyghur leader Rebiya Kadeer says that the recent vote in Scotland can provide a peaceful model for China to resolve ethnic conflicts.

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