September 2008

A Chinese Muslim in Gitmo legal limbo

Mon, 09/29/2008 - 12:00

The United States held him for seven years and then, ultimately, decided that he poses no threat to national security. But he's still sitting in prison at Guantanamo Bay because no other country will take him. Nor will the U.S. let him come here to live, even temporarily.

Doubt Arises in Account of an Attack in China

Mon, 09/29/2008 - 12:00

Just days before the Olympic Games began in August, a truck plowed into a large group of paramilitary officers jogging in western China, sending bodies flying, Chinese officials said at the time.

China's Muslims say Ramadan a time of repression

Sun, 09/28/2008 - 12:00

All that was left on the chin of the Muslim man praying at the huge brownstone mosque was a small patch of stubble. He said officials had forced young men in China's far western Xinjiang region to cut off their beards at the start of the holy month of Ramadan.

Chinese woman sentenced in sensor-smuggling case

Fri, 09/26/2008 - 12:00

A woman who tried to smuggle weapons-grade sensors out of the United States into China was sentenced Friday morning to 12 months in prison.

China warns against Peace Prize to one of its dissidents

Fri, 09/26/2008 - 12:00

Chinese authorities have been quick to issue warnings that awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to a Chinese dissident will hurt relations between China and Norway.

Is Peking really the place for the Olympic spirit?

Wed, 09/24/2008 - 12:00

Just a few months before the opening of the Olympic Games, the world is becoming aware of the tragic situation of China’s minorities. The idea of a peaceful Games seems distant, especially in view of the dramatic situation in Tibet.

Ramadan Lunches For China's Muslims

Wed, 09/24/2008 - 12:00

3Muslim Uyghur employees at government departments in China's northwest are being offered free lunches during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

The American dream got sold out to China and Japan

Wed, 09/24/2008 - 12:00

Many have predicted that the 21st Century will be the Century of China. It seems that the jokers in charge of Wall Street and our federal regulators assigned to watch over "The Street" are attempting to speed up this prediction.

China vows "preemptive strikes" on Uighur Muslims

Wed, 09/24/2008 - 12:00

China is preparing to put high-pressure on Uighur Muslims by forcing them to accept identification with the Chinese nation and Chinese culture.

McCain pledges climate, China push with Australia

Tue, 09/23/2008 - 12:00

U.S. Republican White House hopeful John McCain pledged On Tuesday to work with Australia to advance international climate change action and said the two allies should together push for a more open and tolerant China.