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Hong Kong Votes for Democracy

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 12:00

Hong Kongers have suffered one delay after another on their path to full democracy since the territory's return to China in 1997.

China officials tighten restrictions on Muslim practices

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 12:00

Government employees and Communist members banned from fasting during Ramadan

Ms. Rebiya Kadeer Meets with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 12:00

 Ms. Rebiya Kadeer, Uyghur democracy leader, and Mr. Alim Seytoff, UAA general secretary, have attended the Iftaar Reception at the U.S. State Department hosted by Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice in the evening of September the 8th.

Ramadan Curbs Imposed in China

Mon, 09/08/2008 - 12:00

Local governments in a Muslim desert region in western China have imposed strict limits on religious practices during the traditional Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, which began last week, according to the Web sites of four of those governments.

China not comfortable with new Pak prez

Mon, 09/08/2008 - 12:00

China has signalled that it is not comfortable with the change of guard in Pakistan, which it has repeatedly described as a "all-weather friend for the past four decades".

Uyghur Radio Worker Sacked, Detained

Mon, 09/08/2008 - 12:00

An official radio station in Xinjiang sacks an outspoken employee, who is now detained.

Ramadan Curbs on China's Muslims

Sun, 09/07/2008 - 12:00

After the worst violence there in a decade, officials in China's northwesternmost region tighten curbs on the observance of Ramadan.

China imposes Ramadan security crackdown in Muslim northwest

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 12:00

Authorities in China's Muslim-populated far northwest are seeking to prevent mass prayers and the distribution of religious material as part of a security crackdown for Ramadan, government notices said.

Ramadan crackdown in China

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 12:00

Authorities in China's Muslim-populated far northwest are seeking to prevent mass prayers and the distribution of religious material as part of a security crackdown for Ramadan, government notices said.

Riot police quell two separate large protests in China

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 12:00

China dispatched large numbers of soldiers and armed riot police to quell two major protests, officials and a rights group said Friday, in the latest public discontent to rock the communist nation.

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