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Uighur detainees: U.S. helped Chinese interrogate us uighur-detainees:-us-helped-chinese-interrogate-us

WASHINGTON — U.S. military personnel at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, actively helped Chinese interrogators question members of China's Uighur minority, including physically restraining them so they could be photographed against their will, according to testimony presented Thursday to a congressional ...
Saturday, September 26, 2009

Tearing Down Old Kashgar: Another Blow to the Uighurs tearing-down-old-kashgar:-another-blow-to-the-uighurs

Kashgar, an ancient Silk Road trading hub whose old city is being threatened by a Chinese-government redevelopment plan Alessandro Digaetano / Polaris In 1072, a medieval scholar named Mahmud Kashgari — from, as his name suggests, the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar — presented a landmark...
Saturday, September 26, 2009

Turkish lawmakers to visit China’s Uighur region turkish-lawmakers-to-visit-chinas-uighur-region

Turkish lawmakers are planning to visit China's autonomous Xinjiang region, the head of a parliamentary committee has said. Zafer Üskül, the chairman of Parliament's Human Rights Committee, said parliament had contacted Chinese authorities seeking permission to send a team to Xinjiang, wh...
Saturday, September 26, 2009

Police shot dead 12 Uyghurs this month: East Turkistan-China police-shot-dead-12-uyghurs-this-month:-east-turkistan-china

Armed Chinese paramilitary police in riot gear walk past ethnic Uyghur men and a Han Chinese woman along a main street in the city of Urumqi in China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region July 14, 2009.Photograph by: David Gray, Reuters URUMQI, China -- Chinese police shot dead 12 yighur rioters in East Tur...
Saturday, September 5, 2009

Protesters Demand China's Xinjiang Leader Resign protesters-demand-chinas-xinjiang-leader-resign

 URUMQI, China (Reuters) - Protesters massed in the capital of China's far western region of Xinjiang on Thursday demanding the ousting of its top official, amid a scare over syringe stabbings that has reignited ethnic tensions.  The demonstration was a rare public challenge by Han Chines...
Thursday, September 3, 2009
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