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Jun 2, 2006

The Rafto Foundation is deeply concerned by reports that authorities in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have beaten two sons of Rafto Laureate Rebiya Kadeer and are intimidating other relatives of the exiled Uighur leader

Jun 2, 2006

Turning a Turkic ideal into reality involves hard decisions

Jun 2, 2006


Ablikim, Alim and Rushangul Abdiriyim, the three adult children of ethnic Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer were reportedly detained by the police on the evening of 29 May in Urumqi, the regional capital of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

Jun 2, 2006

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is deeply concerned about the recent detention, in violation of international statutes, of family members of Rebiya Kadeer, a Uighur Muslim dissident and human rights activist who was exiled to the United States after her release from prison in March 2005. 

Jun 1, 2006

The United States expressed concern that three children of an exiled leader of China's Muslim Uighur minority, Rebiya Kadeer, pictured in 2005, had been placed under house arrest after being freed from police custody.

Jun 1, 2006

Police in China have detained and severely beaten two sons of exiled Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer in the second move against her family this week, a relative in Washington said.

Jun 1, 2006

The State Department is urging the Chinese government to release arrested family members of a Muslim dissident in exile in the United States

Jun 1, 2006

Incident is latest in crackdown on Uighur minority by Beijing, which says it is fighting 'terrorists.'

Jun 1, 2006

Chinese authorities in Xinjiang have formally detained two sons of exiled Uyghur dissident Rebiya Kadeer and are keeping one of her daughters under house arrest for alleged tax evasion, according to the Kadeer family and an official news report.

May 31, 2006

Chinese police in Xinjiang briefly detained and are closely monitoring three children of exiled Uyghur dissident Rebiya Kadeer in an apparent bid to keep them from meeting with a visiting U.S. congressional team, sources close to the family said.

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