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Oct 25, 2006

Rebiya KadeerRebiya Kadeer is a former delegate to the Chinese National People's Congress and a member of the country's large Turkic minority group known as the Uighurs. Last year, after six years of imprisonment in China, she was exiled to the United States but is still paying a price for reporting human rights violations committed by Chinese authorities against her people.

Oct 24, 2006

Arzuguli Saidulla closed her hardware store in Urumqi, Xinjiang, early last month and left home on the journey of a lifetime for most Muslims - her first haj pilgrimage to Mecca.

Oct 23, 2006

Zhang Qingli was elected secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Committee of the Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday.

Oct 19, 2006

China has banned an unregistered non-governmental AIDS group founded by university students in the far western region of Xinjiang, an activist and a lawyer said on Thursday.

Oct 19, 2006

Husseyin Celil is being treated as a terrorist in China but Stephen Harper doesn't seem to care

Oct 17, 2006

China defended its crackdown against Muslim Uighur activists in its far-northwestern region of Xinjiang yesterday, saying they were using religion as an excuse to foment separatism.

Oct 17, 2006

Huseyin CelilA family in a remote Chinese province is begging the government of Canada to get their son released from prison, saying Ottawa has a duty to protect him because he's a Canadian citizen.

Oct 16, 2006

 A Romanian videotape that appears to show Chinese security forces shooting two Tibetan refugees in the Himalayas contradicts Beijing’s claim that the refugees were shot when soldiers acted in self-defense.

Oct 16, 2006

Lake Balkhash, Central Asia's second largest lake, could meet the same fate as the devastated Aral Sea as heavy metals seep into its once pristine waters and nearby China diverts more and more water, environmentalists warn.

Oct 16, 2006

PetroChina, the nation's biggest oil company, said Monday that crude oil and natural gas production increased 5.8 percent in the first nine months of the year.

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