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Jul 13, 2006

Presentation of Willy Fautré, Human Rights Without Frontiers Int. AT Hearing on Religious Freedom in China at the European Parliament.

Jul 13, 2006

 Police have detained a Chinese activist lawyer one month after he was released from three years in prison for allegedly revealing state secrets, a rights group said Thursday.

Jul 12, 2006

A son of exiled Muslim rights activist Rebiya Kadeer has been tortured and forced to confess to attempts to separate the Muslim Xinjiang region from China, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2006

Hundreds of people have rioted in southwest China's Yunnan province, overturning and smashing several police vehicles, state media and an official said.

Jul 11, 2006

According to Hong Kong-based Mingpao News, Bosten Lake in Xinjiang province, the largest inland freshwater lake in China, is being seriously contaminated. As a result, the lake water is turning salty.

Jul 10, 2006

During an interview with New Tang Dynasty TV, a former policeman from Guangzhou Province disclosed this inside story on how the Chinese communist regime utilizes its five operating divisions to coordinate with the police system.

Jul 10, 2006

Alim, Ablikim and Kahar Abdiriyim, sons of ethnic Uighur
activist Rebiya Kadeer, are facing criminal charges brought
by the Chinese authorities.

Jul 5, 2006

Representatives of ethnic Uyghurs living in Kyrgyzstan today demonstrated in front of the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek to demand the release of an ethnic Uyghur held in a Chinese jail.

Jul 5, 2006

Chinese officials have urged Central and South Asian countries to increase security for Chinese diplomats after the deportations of Uighurs to China from neighboring countries.

Jul 5, 2006


Husein Dzhelil, who is originally from China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), is being held in incommunicado detention in China after being forcibly returned from Uzbekistan at the end of June. He is at risk of serious human rights violations, including torture or other ill-treatment, and possibly the death penalty if tried and convicted of a 'serious crime'.

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