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Apr 3, 2009

A Uyghur Christian’s health is deteriorating rapidly in a Chinese prison where he has been held for over a year without trial.

Apr 3, 2009

Back in the early stages of the financial crisis, wags joked that our trade with China had turned out to be fair and balanced after all: They sold us poison toys and tainted seafood; we sold them fraudulent securities.

Apr 3, 2009

As internet and mobile phone use explodes worldwide, governments are adopting new and multiple means for controlling these technologies that go far beyond technical filtering. Freedom on the Net provides a comprehensive look at these emerging tactics,

Apr 3, 2009

The heart of Kashgar - a place where Uighur people have lived and worked for centuries - is being destroyed or transformed into a tourist theme-park, and its people resettled. In a pattern familiar in modern China no one has asked the Uighurs themselves, says Henryk Szadziewski.

Apr 3, 2009

Activist says China closing Islamic schools, raiding homes in crackdown on restive Muslim west

Apr 2, 2009

Members of China's Hui Muslim minority blocked traffic in a central city on Thursday to protest a recent road accident and claims of religious discrimination, reports said.

Apr 2, 2009

A man demanding about $700 in unpaid wages detonated a bomb in an office building in far west China on Thursday, killing himself and injuring two others, state media reported.

Apr 2, 2009

A man has died after detonating a bomb in an office building in the capital of China's restive Xinjiang region, according to state media.

Apr 2, 2009

Statement as prepared for delivery by Kelsang Gyaltsen, Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The European Parliament  –  Committee on Foreign Affairs

Apr 2, 2009

 China has launched a three-month campaign to "eliminate unnatural deaths" of prison inmates.

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