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Feb 5, 2007




Uyghur Americans have held a peaceful protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC on February 5, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Ghulja Massacre. More than a 100 Uyghurs and friends of Uyghurs attended this demonstration to protest the killing of hundreds of and imprisonment of thousands of Uyghurs by the Chinese security forces on February 5, 1997.

Feb 4, 2007

A senior Chinese government official issued a rare public rebuke of President Bush on Thursday, accusing him of waging a “unilateral battle against terrorists that had worsened global tensions.

Feb 4, 2007

Abdul Helil Mamut's good behavior earned him a spot in a medium-security compound at the Guantanamo Bay prison, where he slept in a barracks, shared leisurely meals with other prisoners and could spend more than half the day in an outdoor recreation area.

Feb 2, 2007

President Bush should scrap his unilateral approach and respect religious diversity in his "war on terror" to resolve troubles in Iraq, a senior Chinese official said in comments published on Thursday.

Feb 1, 2007

"I have never seen such viciousness in my life...military dogs were attacking peaceful demonstrators. Chinese soldiers were bludgeoning the demonstrators……bodies, some alive, others dead, were being dragged across the ground and dumped all together into dozens of army trucks."

Feb 1, 2007

Former US vice president Al Gore is seen as a possible winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to save the planet from global warming, the head of the Oslo Peace Research Institute has said.

Jan 30, 2007

Chinese Uighurs who have been imprisoned for the past month at a new state-of-the-art detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are being held around the clock in near-total isolation, a circumstance their lawyers say is rapidly degrading their mental health, according to an affidavit filed in federal court yesterday.

Jan 30, 2007

An ancient Uigur Fortress (Por-Bazhyn) on a Tere-Khol lake in the eastern part of Tuva (near Kungurtuk village) can become a 'Russian Shaolin' as Sergei Shoigu, native Tuvan and currently Russian minister for Extraordinary Situations (second in popularity after President Putin Russian) put it in today's Rossiiskaya Gazeta daily.

Jan 28, 2007

Musical extravaganza Mystical Steppes: Along the Silk Road continued to enthral its audience on the second day of its performance.

Jan 28, 2007

Last year, political and industrial leaders meeting here cited the rise of China as the No.1 long-term threat to the mighty American superpower, more so than the chaos in Iraq.

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