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Oct 7, 2009

The Dalai Lama, the 73-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, is scheduled to speak at the Vector Area in Auckland on December 6, although it is not yet known if the New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will accept the invitation to watch him speak.

Oct 7, 2009

Rebiya Kadeer, the U.S.-based head of the World Uyghur Congress, is a controversial figure in her native land. Kadeer was once held up by Chinese authorities as a model for the promotion of interethnic harmony.

Oct 6, 2009

In some ways, art can better express a people’s pain, suffering and aspirations than history books can.

Oct 5, 2009

Amnesty International Aotearoa NZ welcomes the Green Party's announcement that Rebiya Kadeer will visit New Zealand next week. Kadeer will visit both Auckland and Wellington where she will meet with Members of Parliament and hold two public meetings.

Oct 5, 2009

Exiled Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer, who China says is a terrorist, will be in New Zealand next week after an invitation from the Green Party.

Oct 4, 2009

A law is approved that punishes those who discuss it on the internet. Three months after the protests, Urumqi remains occupied by police and subjected to tight controls.

Oct 3, 2009

The UK could issue Bermuda's Guantánamo Bay Uighurs with refugee papers allowing them to travel while it decides their fate, according to the Attorney General.

Oct 2, 2009

China celebrated 60 years of communist rule with a military parade as around 200 protesters shoued for human rights in Hong Kong.

Oct 2, 2009

Exile groups from China's Tibetan and Uighur minorities greeted Thursday's 60th anniversary of the People's Republic by criticizing the Communist Party's 'tyrannical rule' while rights activists alleged 'drastic repressive measures' before the anniversary.

Oct 2, 2009

Authorities pass a law that bans the discussion of separatism in a northwestern China divided by ethnic tensions.

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