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Jun 23, 2006


Voice of America Satellite Television (VOA/STV) has interviewed Alim Seytoff, general secretary of the Uyghur American Association (UAA), on Tuesday on a range of topics including the recent arrest of Ms. Rebiya Kadeer's children.

Jun 23, 2006

U.S.-based Uyghur activist Rebiya Kadeer has said the arrest of her three adult sons by authorities in China amounts to retaliation by officials angered by her criticism of Chinese rule in the region.

Jun 22, 2006

The new U.N. Human Rights Council should probe the record of one of its members, China, which continues to lock up and harass dissidents and minorities, an exiled Uighur activist said on Thursday.

Jun 20, 2006

China and Afghanistan have signed a landmark treaty to boost cooperation on security matters, including anti-terrorism.

Jun 20, 2006

The wife of a minority Muslim Uyghur writer, jailed by a Chinese court in 1999 for "stealing state secrets," says authorities have never officially told her of her husband's fate or whereabouts in more than seven years.

Jun 16, 2006

The US military prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba still dominates world agenda.

Jun 15, 2006

In view of the statements made at domestic and international press by an official of the Office for Refugees, that Albania is considering the possibility of sending away the five citizens of Uighur origin, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs clarifies that such statements are totally untrue and do not constitute the official line of the Albanian Government on this issue.

Jun 15, 2006

The summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on June 15 seems likely to tighten the net around the efforts of China's Muslim Uyghur community to achieve independence from Beijing.

Jun 14, 2006

Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) should commit to adhering to international standards on human rights when they meet to discuss joint counterterrorism measures on June 15, Human Rights Watch said today.

Jun 14, 2006

Some prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp who have been formally cleared of links to terrorism may soon be attempting to emigrate to Canada.

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