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Mar 25, 2009

Asgar Can, president of the World Uighur Congress, standing between a Uighur (right) and a German flag: “We do not have the Dalai Lama, nor do we have Hollywood stars to defend our cause in all four corners of the world”

Mar 25, 2009

Beijing's plan to revamp the historic city of Kashgar in western Xinjiang has sparked concerns that it could jeopardise Uygur culture.

Mar 24, 2009

Chinese authorities have arrested two activists for organizing a sit-in at a closed factory, and detained four others after they publicized recent protests over court rulings and a home eviction, a human rights group said Tuesday.

Mar 24, 2009

China carried out more executions than the rest of the world put together last year, Amnesty International said today as it pushed for nations to abolish capital punishment.

Mar 24, 2009

 Organizers of a peace conference that was to have been attended by five Nobel laureates in Johannesburg this week said on Tuesday that they had canceled it after the South African government denied a visa to the Dalai Lama.

Mar 24, 2009

C’était le 25 février dernier, aux abords de la place Tiananmen, au centre de Pékin. Un couple et leur fils tentaient de s’immoler en mettant le feu à leur véhicule.

Mar 24, 2009

China's flash of maritime muscle against a U.S. Navy ship this month has put its neighbors and America on watch against a bolder push to exert sovereignty in regional waters.

Mar 24, 2009

China is reported to have blocked the YouTube video-sharing website because it has been carrying video of soldiers beating monks and other Tibetans.

Mar 24, 2009

After security crackdowns and religious repression, Chinese bulldozers are now targeting Muslim Uighurs' centuries-old city which symbolizes the identity they have preserved for hundreds of years.

Mar 24, 2009

For hundreds of years, Uighur shopkeepers have been selling bread and firewood along the edges of Kashgar's old town to families whose ancestors bought their traditional mud-brick homes with gold coin and handed them down through the generations.

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