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Feb 10, 2009

Chinese authorities offer a jailed Uyghur scholar and his wife jobs if they will stay in China.

Feb 9, 2009

Rights Record Demands Serious UN Review.
Scrutiny of China’s Rights Situation an Unprecedented Opportunity

Feb 9, 2009

Abu Bakker Qassim, a Chinese Muslim freed from Guantanamo, says his joy at Barack Obama's prompt decision to close the US prison has been soured by Beijing's insistence that he's a "terrorist."

Feb 9, 2009

China dismissed allegations of repression of Tibetans and Uighur Muslims during a UN hearing on Monday, and said it was preparing a "first of its kind" human rights action plan.

Feb 9, 2009

Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg called on EU governments to help the new administration of US President Barack Obama to close the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba  known as Gitmo by the military  and to consider hosting some of the detainees, who would face torture if sent back home.

Feb 9, 2009

China has still urged by Muslim communities, West and some Latin American countries to ensure political and religious freedom.

Feb 9, 2009

China presents a report on human rights in the country to the United Nations today as groups such as Amnesty International said the submission isn’t thorough enough.

Feb 9, 2009

A worthwhile discussion by a flawed council as the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre approaches.

Feb 9, 2009

An Uyghur man imprisoned for 11 years in China after temporarily visiting the country from Japan where he was studying as a graduate student was set to complete his sentence Tuesday.

Feb 8, 2009

The German city of Munich added its name Friday to communities offering to welcome members of the Chinese minority Uyghur group detained at Guantanamo Bay — presenting possible alternatives to Canada as activists press Ottawa to accept at least three.

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