china uighurs

Like a broken record, Beijing's blatant and brutal practices to maintain "control" of its people and eliminate "threats" to its values play over and over again. It occurred to me that Beijing reminded me a great deal of a documentary I recently watched, Bully.
The Uighurs are indeed Muslim, but the Uighur issue is not about terrorism, jihadism or establishing a caliphate -- as China wants the world to believe. It is about a colonized people's legitimate demands to live with dignity, human rights and self-determination in the 21st century.
From China to Burma to Egypt, some governments invoke the "T" word to justify official conduct that runs afoul of international human rights law.
Police announced Wednesday the arrests of five people in connection with this week's suicide car crash in the heart of China's capital, calling it a planned terror attack — Beijing's first in recent history — and identifying the attackers as members of a Muslim minority.
KASHGAR, China -- What's going on in Kashgar? The bulldozers have gone silent and demolition dust settled in Kashgar's Old
As President Obama emphasized the benefits of the free flow of information in Shanghai last month, around 20 million citizens of China remained submerged in an ongoing Internet blackout.
This Human Rights Day should be more than just an opportunity for politicians to put forth toothless platitudes but instead a time to defend actively the principles in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
Just as Deng made a bold move to take China into an era of economic reform, Hu will have to make a bold move, by talking with dissenters to take China into an era of meaningful political reform.
Authorities have been adamant that foreign photographers not shoot pictures of the thousands of security forces guarding
When the local government began recruiting young Muslim Uighurs in this far western region for jobs at the Xuri Toy Factory
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has warned its citizens in Algeria about possible attacks from al Qaeda in retribution for a Chinese
UPDATE: ABC News reports that Rebiya Kadeer, the head of the World Uighur Congress who lives in Fairfax, Virginia and was
MUSLIMS in many nations have condemned China's crackdown in its Xinjiang region where at least 156 people have been killed
News of Sunday's riots in Urumqi, the capital of China's far west Xinjiang region spread quickly on the Internet, where users
Continue reading at CFR... A slideshow of the riots: Introduction The Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), a territory
Although 13 of the Uighurs are still held at Guantanamo, all of the men -- who had fled persecution in China -- were cleared of being "enemy combatants" by the Bush administration and by the U.S. courts.
Why do rioting Tibetans generate more interest than rioting Uighurs?