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Dec 11, 2009

Bermuda's four Uighurs expect to be given passports after a year on the Island, they told The Royal Gazette this week.

Dec 10, 2009

There has been some talk that when he accepts his Nobel Peace Prize, President Obama should mention Neda Agha-Soltan, the young Iranian woman whose death came to symbolize opposition to the Ahmedinejad/Khamenei regime, or Rebiya Kadeer, the inspirational Uighur leader.

Dec 10, 2009

Microblogging services are taking off in China, but regulation by an authoritarian government is challenging their growth.

Dec 10, 2009

Ethnic minority Uyghurs from northwestern China, seeking asylum in Cambodia, say two would-be refugees in their group remain missing since they were detained by Vietnamese border authorities in early October.

Dec 9, 2009

The fifth three-day Free Spirit Film Festival will be organised in this Himachal Pradesh hill station from Dec 10, an organiser said Wednesday.

Dec 9, 2009

Human Rights Watch says a group of 22 Chinese Uighurs who've fled to Cambodia could be tortured or executed if they are sent back home. The 22 Muslim Uighurs want the the UN to secure them asylum in a third country, but observers fear Beijing may pressure Cambodia to return the group to China.

Dec 9, 2009

During the Eid holiday that began Nov. 27, two journalists traveling separately to Kashgar, Xinjiang, were harassed by police and foreign affairs officials — one of whom demanded they leave the city, despite reassurances from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing the city remains open.

Dec 9, 2009

Peace for Uyghurs means peace in Central Asia and peace in the world," says World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer.

Dec 9, 2009

Authorities in China's restive Xinjiang region have arrested 94 fugitives suspected of involvement in deadly ethnic violence in July, state-run media said on Wednesday.

Dec 8, 2009

China has for the first time surpassed New Zealand and Britain as Australia's biggest source of migrants as both countries try to ease diplomatic tensions over Chinese investment in Australia and separatist rights.

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