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Apr 18, 2006

The Supreme Court yesterday declined to expedite the case of two Chinese Muslims who have been held for four years at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, despite being cleared of ties to terrorism.

Apr 18, 2006

Unfortunately, for a small group of Chinese Muslims and others held at Guantanamo Bay ...

Apr 18, 2006

The military agrees they should be freed from Guantanamo, but it has no place to send them.

Apr 18, 2006

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by two Chinese Muslims for immediate release from the Guantánamo Bay center where they have been held for years despite a government finding that they were wrongly classified as enemy combatants when captured in Pakistan.

Apr 16, 2006

Diplomats fear Ontario man could be deported to China and executed.

Apr 16, 2006

The Supreme Court declined on Monday to consider whether a federal judge can free two Chinese Muslims who remain imprisoned unlawfully at Guantanamo Bay, despite being cleared as "enemy combatants."

Apr 14, 2006

The U.S. government wants to deport a group of Chinese Muslims held at the Guantanamo prison camp to Germany and is pressuring Chancellor Angela Merkel to take in the ethnic Uighurs, a newspaper reported on Friday.

Apr 5, 2006

A political dissident from China who is now a Canadian citizen has been arrested in the Central Asian state of Uzbekistan and could face extradition to China, his wife said.

Apr 4, 2006

Chinese authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang are relocating hundreds of ethnic minority farming families along the dwindling Tarim River. These Uyghur families blame major Han Chinese farming and industrial complexes for exhausting upstream waters.

Mar 26, 2006

The Bush administration is asking the Supreme Court to refuse to hear an unusual petition brought by two Muslims from China who are being held at Guantanamo Bay despite the American military's determination that the pair pose no threat to America.

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