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Jun 16, 2008

Exiled Uighurs stepped up their opposition to Olympic torch relay legs through China's far west on Monday, one day before the flame is scheduled to be paraded in the vast Central Asian region of Xinjiang.

Jun 16, 2008

At an Amnesty International press conference in Toronto on Friday the wife of Huseyin Celil, a Canadian citizen imprisoned in China, asked the Canadian government to step up efforts to secure her husband's release from jail in China.

Jun 13, 2008

China denied accusations by two U.S. lawmakers that it hacked into congressional computers, saying Thursday that as a developing country it wasn't capable of sophisticated cybercrime.

Jun 13, 2008

Two U.S. Congressmen on Wednesday accused China of hacking their office computers, possibly compromising information on Chinese dissidents, the Congressmen and news reports said.

Jun 13, 2008

With the approach of the Beijing Olympics, the world is eyeing China with concern about its policies and their impact beyond Chinese borders, the Pew Global Attitudes Project has found.

Jun 13, 2008

Police cordoned off schools destroyed in China's devastating earthquake one month ago from Thursday, apparently on alert for protests by parents demanding investigations into whether shoddy construction played a role in their children's deaths.

Jun 13, 2008

The Dalai Lama said Thursday that talks with China's government on resolving unrest in Tibet might resume next month, and he urged his supporters not to cause trouble when the Olympic torch is in the Himalayan territory.

Jun 13, 2008

China warned Australia Thursday not to allow the exiled Dalai Lama to carry out separatist activities on its territory, despite the Tibetan spiritual leader's stated opposition to an independent Tibet.

Jun 13, 2008

With less than two months to go before the Beijing Olympics begin, analysts have rejected claims that terrorism is a major threat to the Games, despite recent reports from China of militant activity.

Jun 13, 2008

The United States has quietly become one of the most aggressive advocates for Huseyin Celil after Washington politicians risked the ire of Beijing and made him the subject of two motions calling for his release.

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