Nov 18, 2005

Democratic leaders who recently met the wholly un-democratic Chinese president, Hu Jintao, on his tour of western Europe, have been heavily criticized for not putting the issue of human rights higher on their agendas.

Nov 14, 2005

As the Senate prepared to vote Thursday to abolish the writ of habeas corpus, Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jon Kyl were railing about lawyers like me......

Nov 14, 2005

Rebiya Kadeer and Nury Turkel profoundly honored.

Nov 14, 2005

Bai Xinguo makes a good living tending his tiny orchard, in the far western Chinese province of Xinjiang.

Nov 10, 2005

The United States on Thursday withdrew a statement that China had warned its luxury hotels that Islamic extremists may be planning attacks, saying the source of the threat was not credible.

Nov 10, 2005

Chinese authorities have jailed the chief editor of the Uyghur-language Kashgar Literature Journal for publishing a fable they regard as a veiled indictment of China's heavy-handed rule in its Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Nov 8, 2005

The U.S. Department of State released the seventh annual International Religious Freedom Report, which examines the status of religious freedom around the world.

Nov 4, 2005

A 9.8-million-US-dollar project co-sponsored by the British Department for International Development (BDID) and the Norwegian government has been launched in Xinjiang to help the northwestern Uygur autonomous region prevent HIV/AIDS

Nov 3, 2005

An outsize salt mine with a proved reserve of 14.5 billion tons has been discovered in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local government sources said on Thursday.

Nov 2, 2005

Chinese archaeologists have claimed to have discovered the world's smallest ancient temple with Mahayana scriptures in the southern rim of the Taklimakan Desert in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.


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