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Sep 19, 2009

Two more Chinese Muslim detainees held at Guantanamo Bay have agreed to be relocated to the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, their lawyer said Saturday, bringing to six the total who will resettle.

Sep 19, 2009

Taiwan's pro-independence opposition on Friday defended the island's right to screen a documentary about an exiled Uighur activist accused by Beijing of inciting recent ethnic violence in China's west.

Sep 19, 2009

A few days ago, thousands of people staged a protest to get Wang Lequan, the Regional Secretary of the Communist Party of China of the Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region, to step down from his position.

Sep 19, 2009

In China’s tense Xinjiang region, could a suspicious death spark more ethnic violence?

Sep 18, 2009

The four Uighurs secretly brought to the Island three months ago have been deemed a moderate threat by the Bermuda Police Service although the service said it had no specific concerns.

Sep 18, 2009

South Korea and a city in Taiwan have moved to deny exiled Muslim Uighurs from China's far-west platforms for voicing their cause, apparently bowing to fears that Beijing could use its growing muscle to hit back.

Sep 18, 2009

CHINA'S ruling Communist Party on Friday pledged to crack down on 'ethnic separatists", state media reported, two months after deadly unrest rocked the restive northwestern region of Xinjiang.

Sep 18, 2009

CHINA'S ruling Communist Party opened a key annual meeting Tuesday at which President Hu Jintao's heir apparent was expected to move one step closer to assuming the leadership of the Asian giant.

Sep 18, 2009

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Navanethem (Navi) Pillay, has cited “discrimination and the failure to protect minority rights” among the factors that had led to the recent violent events in Chinese ruled Eastern Turkestan and Tibet.

Sep 18, 2009

Amnesty International on Friday welcomed the release of the Secretary General of the World Uighur Congress, following his detention at Incheon International airport in Seoul, South Korea but said the authorities should not have denied him entry to the country.

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