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Rebiya Kadeer

Silencing Uyghurs: A Family Affair

Greg Fay | Posted 03.28.2015 | World
Greg Fay

In 2014, the Committee to Protect Journalists singled out China as the world's worst jailer of journalists. Uyghurs, a Turkic people indigenous to China's northwest, make up a shocking proportion of those in jail.

Is There Anybody Out There?

Elcin Poyrazlar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elcin Poyrazlar

What is happening in East Turkestan is grave. Thousands of people are being killed, arrested, lost and people are living under threat, trauma and fear.

Internet Restored, But the Evils of Han Chauvinism, Party-State Despotism and Bankrupt Communism Remain

Rebiya Kadeer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebiya Kadeer

The Internet is admired as a tool for freedom of speech and citizen participation the world over. But in China, and particularly in East Turkestan, it is used to root out critics of government policies.

China: Uighur Riots Suspects To Be Tried

nytimes.com | ANDREW JACOBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING China will begin trials in the next few weeks for suspects it accuses of playing a role in the deadly riots that shook the capital of Xinjiang...

If Only the Uyghurs had Twitter

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

It's not that Americans don't care about Uyghurs. They just don't hear about the systematic slaughter of the Uyghur people by the Chinese government.

Rebiya Kadeer: The Woman Blamed For China's Uighur Riots

The Washington Post | David Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The translators kept bursting into tears. That was a problem for Rebiya Kadeer, the tiny and fiery matriarch of the Uighur diaspora, who lives in Fair...

Uighurs, Tibetans, Jews

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gershon Hepner

In China, Moslems called the Uighurs are fighting to be free of rule by Han Chinese. It figures that they want liberty.

Ryan Grim

Tiananmen Anniversary: International Media Network Bows To Chinese Pressure To Suppress Coverage

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Watch CNN footage below Several major news organizations have pulled back from coverage of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, one...

Ryan Grim

Uighurs Fire Back At Gingrich From Gitmo: "Why Does He Hate Us So Much?"

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chinese Muslims known as Uighurs, detained for more than six years and counting at the American prison at Guantanamo Bay, are firing back at Newt Ging...