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Aug 28, 2005

Chinese President Hu Jintao will be bombarded by charges and protests over alleged human rights abuses when he makes his first US visit since taking over the helm two years ago, rights groups said.

Aug 27, 2005

The U.N.'s top human rights official on Monday starts her first trip to China, a country widely criticised for keeping a tight grip on the media, and for using harsh methods to control Tibet and its restive western region of Xinjiang.

Aug 27, 2005

Officials at the United States detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have moved five ethnic Uighurs into a less restrictive area of the prison while Washington tries to find a way to free the Chinese separatists in a third country.

Aug 27, 2005

Exile groups and human rights advocates say China may be preparing to crack down on ethnic Muslim Uighurs in the region of Xinjiang. Communist officials have repeated their warnings against what they say are terrorist groups operating in Xinjiang.

Aug 27, 2005

Executive member of the Chinese National Liberation Union and former military officer Li Qike describes the history of the Xinjiang corps and explains some of the reasons behind the unit's discontentment.

May 16, 2005

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China held another in its series of staff-led Issues Roundtables, entitled "China's Changing Strategic Concerns: The Impact on Human Rights in Xinjiang" on Wednesday.

Apr 21, 2005

The resurgence of people power in the sequence of "colored revolutions" in the post-Soviet states has brought unprecedented hope to the more than 10 million strong Uighur population of East Turkistan.

Mar 24, 2005

Regardless of Beijing's motives for her release, the liberation of prominent Uighur political prisoner Rebiya Kadeer is a victory for freedom over tyranny.

Mar 17, 2005

Uyghur businesswoman Rebiya Kadeer, freed from a Chinese jail in an apparent deal with Washington, arrived here from Beijing late Thursday, rejoicing at her unexpected release and vowing to work "for the entire Uyghur nation."

Mar 14, 2005

To find New York's Uighur speakers (there are 535 according to the survey) I spoke to Gulametta Pahta, a 72-year-old Uighur campaigner who lives on Long Island and he gave me directions to a restaurant.

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