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May 25, 2006

Men Without a Country 'Disappointed' in America After a 'Pointless' Four Years at Gitmo

May 25, 2006

Around 30 protesters today picketed the Uzbek Embassy in Kyrgyzstan to demand the release of Huseyin Celil, a Uyghur activist currently in jail in Uzbekistan and wanted by the Kyrgyz authorities.

May 22, 2006

Chinese and French archaeologists claim to have discovered the ruins of an ancient city which disappeared in the desert in Northwest China more than 2,200 years ago.

May 21, 2006

WASHINGTON - Four of the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been cleared of all connections to terrorism but continue to live in a legal limbo, with no indication of when they will be freed, according to the captives' attorneys and military documents.

May 20, 2006

The May 5 release of Chinese Muslims from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, leaves four men there who have been cleared of all connections to terrorism but continue to live in a legal limbo, with no indication of when they will be freed, according to the captives' attorneys and military documents.

May 19, 2006

The Vienna-based International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights said Yusuf Kadir Tohti and Abdulkadir Sidik went missing in Kazakhstan after being released from a pretrial detention center, where they had been held on accusation of possessing false passports and information of "an extremist character."

May 18, 2006

Five Chinese Muslims recently released from the Guantanamo Bay prison are living under increasingly dangerous conditions in Albania, the only country to let them in after the United States determined they were not 'enemy combatants," according to their lawyer.

May 15, 2006

In a find that could turn conventional history on its head, scientists using genetic testing have discovered that Caucasians lived in western China's Tarim Basin a thousand years before East Asians arrived.

May 10, 2006

Five Chinese passport-holders, all Muslim Uyghurs cleared of terrorism charges and just released after five years in the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, are trying to adjust to new lives in Albania, the only country to offer them asylum.

May 10, 2006

China demanded Tuesday that five Chinese Muslims flown to Albania after release from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay be turned over to Chinese authorities for prosecution as terrorists.

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