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Aug 8, 2006

A few weeks ago, I had never heard of the Uyghur culture. Today I wonder how many other folks in the world, besides the Uyghurs, want America to save them.

Aug 8, 2006

China has reiterated the request for extradition of five Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay and now in Albania, but this time Russia backed the request.

Aug 8, 2006

There have been misunderstandings between the Prime Ministers of Albania and Kosovo, Sali Berisha and Agim Ceku, over China's request for extradition of Chinese Muslims.

Aug 8, 2006

According to unconfirmed reports, Canadian citizen Husein Dzhelil is due to be executed in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of northwest China, on or before 10 August, for alleged 'separatist' or 'terrorist' activities.

Aug 7, 2006

China's Communist Party has been tightening its grip on Tibet in recent months, resorting to language and measures not seen since the repression of the late 1990s, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.

Aug 7, 2006

rom the ancient oasis towns of Central Asia, we retraced the epic journeys traveled along the Silk Road through desolate mountains and deserts, through busy bazaars and crumbling mud-brick towns.
Along the way, we followed the footsteps made by camel caravans to and from Central Asia and Europe by Marco Polo, Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great.

Aug 5, 2006

The Department of Foreign Affairs was scrambling for information yesterday after receiving word that a Canadian man, Huseyin Celil, being held in China could be executed as early as next week, The Globe and Mail has learned.

Aug 5, 2006

A Canadian being held in a Chinese prison could be executed as early as next week, his wife says, and she is pleading for help from Ottawa.

Aug 4, 2006

The department of Foreign Affairs was scrambling for information Friday after word that a Canadian man being held in China could be executed as early as next week, The Globe and Mail has learned.

Aug 2, 2006

A well-known Tibetan writer whose blogs have now been closed by Chinese authorities vowed Tuesday to keep speaking out and raising awareness in China of Tibetan culture.

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