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Apr 27, 2008


In China's far west, the Muslim ethnic group finds itself relegated to menial jobs. Chinese officials also restrict religious practice and use of their language in schools.

Apr 24, 2008

Fuelled by anti-Western nationalism, patriotic Chinese hackers have come to the defence of the motherland in response criticism of Beijing's handling of recent pro-independence riots by ethnic Tibetans.

Apr 24, 2008

Chinese people, around the world, are increasingly showing their dissatisfaction with what they perceive to be Western China-bashing, in the run-up to the Beijing Olympics.  Stephanie Ho reports from the Chinese capital.

Apr 24, 2008

The Australian leg of Beijing's troubled Olympic torch relay has been declared "an outstanding success", despite seven arrests and clashes between protesters and Chinese supporters.

Apr 24, 2008

Lindsey Hilsum evades minders and a shadowy, silver Mitsubishi on the trail of the independence-seeking Uighur.

Apr 22, 2008

An association of Uyghurs in exile accused China of "cultural genocide" and called for a boycott of the Beijing Olympics at the start of a Uyghur congress in Berlin on Monday.

Apr 22, 2008

As the Summer Olympics approach, some disturbing aspects of contemporary China are coming into view. A worldwide audience has learned what human rights activists have long known about Beijing's complicity with dictatorships in Sudan and Burma.

Apr 22, 2008

The North Church at Market Square is a well-know local spot to bring your message to the public—especially one that mainstream media is not covering in depth.

Apr 22, 2008

China has begun moving to dampen a wave of mass popular anger among young people, sparked by recent protests during its Olympic torch relay over the recent crackdown in Tibet, according to journalists and academics.

Apr 21, 2008

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) together with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and support of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) organized their second leadership training seminar in two years, which opened today the 21st of April 2008.

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