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Feb 15, 2017

ANI | Brussels [Belgium] Feb 15, 2017 06:38 AM IST

If China’s leaders are really aiming to take effective measures to tackle violence and hopelessness among the Uyghurs, they must show willingness to enter a serious dialogue with the indigenous population group, Photo: Todenhoff via Flickr
Feb 15, 2017

In the run-up to the Munich Security Conference, the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) and the Ilham-Tohti Initiative have appealed to Chancellor Angela Merkel to show commitment for the Uyghur people in China

Feb 15, 2017

Eight people are dead after a knife attack in China's restive Xinjiang region.

A map of Xinjiang showing the location of Aksu prefecture.
Feb 14, 2017

Authorities warn that attempts to cover up 'anti-state activities' will be harshly punished.

World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer
Feb 14, 2017

World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer has canceled plans to visit Taiwan due to the intervention of “specific individuals,” the Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) said yesterday.

Rabiya Kadeer at a press conference that held in Japan, 23 Feb, 2017
Feb 13, 2017

World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer on Saturday said she would accept an invitation from the Taiwan Solidarity Union’s (TSU) to visit Taiwan on condition that it does not cause repercussions for Taiwanese.

Exiled Uyghur democracy leader Rebiya Kadeer speaks about alleged atrocities by Chinese authorities against ethnic Uyghurs in Xinjiang, at a press conference in Tokyo on October 19, 2015 Yoshikazu TSUNO, AFP/File
Feb 13, 2017

An exiled advocate for China's ethnic Uighur minority said Monday that some of the group were fighting and dying in Syria -- including for Islamic State (IS) -- though she claimed they had been duped into doing so.

Former head of the Education Department of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sattar Sawut
Feb 10, 2017

China is investigating seven people, mostly security officials, in the restive deep south of troubled Xinjiang region on suspicion of graft, the regional government's anti-corruption watchdog said.

Feb 9, 2017

On 8 February 2017, the UNPO in collaboration with the ICT and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) held a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels entitled "Chinese Counter-Terrorism Policy: Impacts and Dangers for Tibetans and Uyghurs"

Ilham Tohti and his wife in a photo sent to RFA's Uyghur Service via WeChat on Jan 13, 2014, two days before his detention. Photo: RFA
Feb 9, 2017

Ilham Tohti is the most renowned Uyghur public intellectual in the People’s Republic of China. 

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