September 2011

Religious Freedom Worsens In China

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 12:00

China's government has "engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of religious freedom."

'Worth a Thousand Words'

Tue, 09/20/2011 - 12:00

A Uyghur factory worker risks her freedom to expose ethnic discrimination in China.

They Can't Send Me Back: Uyghur Asylum Seekers in Europe

Tue, 09/20/2011 - 04:00

A new report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) documents the challenges faced by Uyghur asylum seekers in Europe, and examines the reasons why they fled East Turkestan

"Things Are Bound to Change in China"

Mon, 09/19/2011 - 04:00

José Domingo Guariglia interviews advocate for the Uyghur people, REBIYA KADEER

Book Review: Crackdown on China's Uyghurs

Fri, 09/16/2011 - 12:00

In February 1997, the Chinese government's suppression of protests in Ghulja in northwest China thrust the Uyghur people briefly onto the world stage.

Xinjiang Doesn't See Foreign Link in Attacks

Fri, 09/16/2011 - 12:00

Local authorities in China's restive Xinjiang region backed away Friday from earlier claims that assailants in a series of recent attacks there had been trained overseas, muddying the central government's assertion that the violence is being fueled by international terror groups rather than homegrown separatists.

Book Review: Crackdown on China's Uyghurs

Fri, 09/16/2011 - 00:00

In February 1997, the Chinese government’s suppression of protests in Ghulja in northwest China thrust...

WUC Condemns Latest Death Sentences of Four Uyghurs in Connection with Hotan and Kashgar Incidents

Thu, 09/15/2011 - 12:00

Four Uyghurs have been sentenced to death for their alleged role in the protests earlier this year in July. The quick sentences suggest that the authorities have not adhered to the international accepted right of fair and open trials.

China's Uighers fear a Han economic takeover

Thu, 09/15/2011 - 12:00

China's minority Uighur community, the majority of whom live in the northeastern autonomous region of Xinjiang, fear they could be left isolated by Chinese government plans to modernise and develop the region economically.

Deportees' Whereabouts Unknown

Thu, 09/15/2011 - 12:00

The whereabouts of 11 Uyghurs deported by Malaysia to China are still unknown nearly one month after their extradition, though Beijing is required by law to inform family members of their jailing.