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Apr 6, 2007

A Uyghur acrobat who has already crossed one of China's rugged Yangtze river gorges by tightrope has now set his sights set on a stretch of water between the toe of Italy's boot and the island of Sicily.

Apr 4, 2007

The Chinese embassy in Ottawa campaigned aggressively to keep a television network that is critical of the Chinese regime off Canadian airwaves, a document obtained by The Epoch Times shows.

Apr 3, 2007

Human rights group Amnesty International raised concerns in a rare meeting Friday with the Chinese government about the detained child chosen successor to Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Apr 2, 2007

\"\"Standing in the chilly rain, Kamila Telendibaeva vows through chattering teeth that she'll fight to free her husband from a Chinese prison until he is returned to her and their four children in Burlington.

Apr 2, 2007

A large archeological camp in the Tere-Khol district of Tuva is getting ready to host over 1000 people this summer. Preparation works are under way. The camp will be based on the former fish-storage place 8 km away from the Kungurtuk village, administrative center of the Tere-Khol district.

Mar 31, 2007

Chinese authorities in the northwestern Xinjiang region are forcing tens of thousands of ethnic Uyghurs into producing almonds for the county government without pay, local residents and one official say.

Mar 31, 2007

A plan announced yesterday will fund the economic development of ethnic minorities, often among the nations poorest peoples. But there will also be a system of social control of minorities to prevent protests. Particular attention is paid to the Uyghurs of Xinjiang and Tibet.

Mar 29, 2007

On March 23 and 24, more than 60 Uyghur women from around the globe gathered at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, D.C. to attend a Uyghur women’s leadership workshop, held by the International Uyghur Human Rights and Democracy Foundation.

Mar 22, 2007

Seated cross-legged in her farmhouse on the kang, a brick sleeping platform warmed by a fire below, Meng Shujing lifted her chin and sang a lullaby in Manchu, softly but clearly.

Mar 21, 2007

China's top security official insisted yesterday that tighter controls were needed to stop next year's Olympic Games from being disrupted by "hostile forces," including foreigners.


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