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Jun 18, 2006

A journalist draws on his experience as a Peace Corps volunteer to depict China today.

Feb 9, 2006

Paleontologists working in western China have unearthed the remains of a new species of dinosaur that is an early member of the family of dinosaurs that culminated in Tyrannosaurus rex.

Oct 12, 2005

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China has released its 2005 Annual Report.

May 15, 2005

Presented at the Conference organized by UCA on May 15, 2005 at University of Toronto by:  Prof. Charles Burton

Jan 15, 2005

"What a wonderful place to stay this must have been," wrote the Swedish explorer Sven Hedin during his second visit to the ruins of Loulan, on the eastern outskirts of China's Taklamakan Desert in March 1901, seeing in his mind's eye the vanished town on the edge of Lake Lop Nor as it must have looked 22 centuries ago.

Aug 17, 2004

Despite a spate of bombings and a huge Chinese military presence, ethnic ties in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang are enjoying their "best period in history," a regional official said on Tuesday.

Aug 17, 2004

Since the Silk Road first opened twenty centuries ago, religion has played a major role in the life of the inhabitants of the region. Buddhist temples and cave complexes, vast collections of spiritual art which demonstrate a profound effect on the Uyghur people, remain from a time when Buddhism was making its way to China.

Aug 15, 2004

Until now, our country has been called by various names such as "Uyghuristan", "Eastern Turkistan", "Xinjiang" or "Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region". Among these names "Xinjiang" or "XUAR" are Chinese names forcibly imposed by the Han Chinese. Therefore, we have considered these names illegal and have never admitted and will never admit to them.

Aug 15, 2004

This report concerns the changes in the Uighur script which have occurred in the recent half century, and the historical background against which these developments took place.

Aug 15, 2004

November 12, 2000, marks the 56th anniversary of one of the greatest events in the history of the people of Eastern Turkistan -- the establishment of the Eastern Turkistan Republic (ETR). Let us take a moment to cherish the memory of our forefather's who fought for the independence and freedom of our nation.


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