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May 10, 2006

Five Chinese passport-holders, all Muslim Uyghurs cleared of terrorism charges and just released after five years in the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, are trying to adjust to new lives in Albania, the only country to offer them asylum.

May 10, 2006

China demanded Tuesday that five Chinese Muslims flown to Albania after release from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay be turned over to Chinese authorities for prosecution as terrorists.

May 9, 2006

The US' decision to release five Uighurs -- originally from China's Xinjiang Province -- who were being held in Guantanamo Bay and fly them to Albania for resettlement instead of back to China must be congratulated.

May 8, 2006

China has asked Albania to hand over five Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay prison and applying for asylum in Albania, saying they were members of a terrorist organisation.

May 8, 2006

Five Muslims from China at Guantánamo get asylum -- in Albania

May 5, 2006

In a document made public late yesterday, a Muslim captive from China cleared of ties to al Qaeda is asking Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for asylum in the United States.

May 5, 2006

The Uyghur American Association has just learned from the US State Department that five Uyghurs who had been detained at Guantanamo Bay have been released from US custody, and have already arrived in Albania where they are to be re-settled.

May 4, 2006

Huseyincan Celil who is wanted by Interpol on terrorism charges, National Central Bureau of Interpol in Uzbekistan said in its statement.

May 3, 2006

AQSh-Xitoy aloqalarida Taivan va Tibet masalasi qatorida Uyg’ur muxtoriyati, Pekinning uyg’urlarga nisbatan munosabati muhim o’rin egallaydi.

May 2, 2006

News that the Pentagon will soon release about a third of the prisoners still detained at Guantanamo Bay.....

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