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Jun 29, 2006

Canada is pressing China to reveal what it has done with a Canadian citizen who is also a member of the Muslim Uighur minority, Canada's foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Jun 29, 2006


Yusuf Kadir Tohti and Abdukadir Sidik, who are originally from China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), are being held in incommunicado detention in China after being forcibly returned from Kazakhstan on 10 May.

Jun 28, 2006

Uzbekistan has extradited a Canadian citizen to China, where he faces a death sentence.

Jun 28, 2006

A Canadian citizen faces execution after being extradited from Uzbekistan to China.

Jun 28, 2006

The Chinese embassy in Islamabad has reportedly complained that members of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) are planning to kidnap senior Chinese diplomats and consular officers in the country.

Jun 27, 2006

A Burlington man, who faces a death sentence in China for his human rights work, now finds himself back in that country after being extradicted from Uzbekistan.

Jun 26, 2006

It was the most agonizing moment in my life: worse even than being jailed for six years in China on trumped up charges. Earlier this month, I listened helplessly, as my daughter screamed down a cell phone from the side of a road in northwestern China that one of my sons was being beaten half to death by thugs in uniform.

Jun 25, 2006

23 June, 2006 -- A lawyer in Kyrgyzstan says the country's Supreme Court has upheld a death-sentence verdict given her Uzbek client over the killing of an Uyghur business leader in 2001.

Jun 25, 2006

All were Saudis, one was no longer considered an 'enemy combatant'

 

Jun 25, 2006

   Two decades after the death of the repressive Enver Hoxha, Albania is making steady progress toward a more open and democratic society. But as freelance correspondent Bruce Konviser discovered on a recent visit to Tirana, it is not there yet.

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