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Feb 8, 2009

Having pledged to provide shelter for up to 60 former detainees, the EU now faces a thorny set of questions: Where exactly should they go? Who pays? What happens to them now?

Feb 6, 2009

China Energy Development Holding Ltd. (SEHK: 0228) yesterday announced that it would spend at most HKD 10 billion acquiring a license to exploit natural gas in Xinjiang from China Era Energy Power Investment (Hong Kong) Ltd.

Feb 6, 2009

The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s Buddhist spiritual leader, will visit Italy and France next week to receive awards, at the same time as the United Nations reviews human rights in China.

Feb 6, 2009

The Karamay oilfield in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region expects to yield more than 16 million tons of crude oil and 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas in 2015, sources reported.

Feb 6, 2009

Munich's municipal council is backing a motion submitted by the Green party to host 17 members of the Chinese minority held at Guantanamo Bay. The controversial offer still has to be approved by the Chancellor.

Feb 6, 2009

Internet cafes in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are becoming a new setting for confrontations between Uyghurs and Han Chinese.

Feb 5, 2009

Human Rights Group Cites China's Omission of Crackdowns on Tibetans, Uighurs and Falun Gong Members in Report to United Nations

Feb 5, 2009

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is looking at the possibility of accepting several Chinese Muslims being held at Guantanamo Bay, without setting a precedent for several other detainees at the U.S. military camp who would like to settle in Canada.

Feb 5, 2009

 Amnesty International has written an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper calling for the repatriation of Canadian Omar Khadr from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay.

Feb 5, 2009

China urged Canada on Thursday not to take in up to three members of its Uyghur minority held at Guantanamo Bay, saying the issue should be solved according to international law.

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