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Jun 2, 2006

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is deeply concerned about the recent detention, in violation of international statutes, of family members of Rebiya Kadeer, a Uighur Muslim dissident and human rights activist who was exiled to the United States after her release from prison in March 2005. 

Jun 1, 2006

The United States expressed concern that three children of an exiled leader of China's Muslim Uighur minority, Rebiya Kadeer, pictured in 2005, had been placed under house arrest after being freed from police custody.

Jun 1, 2006

Police in China have detained and severely beaten two sons of exiled Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer in the second move against her family this week, a relative in Washington said.

Jun 1, 2006

The State Department is urging the Chinese government to release arrested family members of a Muslim dissident in exile in the United States

Jun 1, 2006

Incident is latest in crackdown on Uighur minority by Beijing, which says it is fighting 'terrorists.'

Jun 1, 2006

Chinese authorities in Xinjiang have formally detained two sons of exiled Uyghur dissident Rebiya Kadeer and are keeping one of her daughters under house arrest for alleged tax evasion, according to the Kadeer family and an official news report.

May 31, 2006

Chinese police in Xinjiang briefly detained and are closely monitoring three children of exiled Uyghur dissident Rebiya Kadeer in an apparent bid to keep them from meeting with a visiting U.S. congressional team, sources close to the family said.

May 30, 2006

Chinese and French archeologists claim to have discovered the ruins of an ancient city which disappeared in the desert in Northwest China (East Turkistan) more than 2,200 years ago.

May 25, 2006

The Pentagon's annual report to Congress on China's military power, released this week, reveals that Beijing's buildup has advanced well beyond what most analysts considered likely just 10 years ago ...

May 25, 2006

On Thursday, May 25, crude oil from Kazakhstan flowed into China through a newly completed pipeline that links the two countries. This is the first time that imported oil is directly piped into China.

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