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Legal Transparent Detention: 3 Steps Forward, 15 Steps Backward

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

At the end of December, it was reported that the last of three Uighurs being held at Guantánamo had been sent to Slovakia. They had been wrongfully detained at Guantánamo for 12 years. It's three steps forward and 15 steps backwards at Guantánamo.

Xinjiang Mosques Reopen For Friday Prayers

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

URUMQI, China (AP) - Mosques opened for worshippers in Urumqi on Friday, but shops nearby were forced to shut as security forces kept a tight grip on ...

China Uighur Protests Traced To Questionable Exported Labor Program

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When the local government began recruiting young Muslim Uighurs in this far western region for jobs at the Xuri Toy Factory in the country's booming c...

Chinese Guantanamo Detainees Turned Down For Immediate Release By Appeals Court

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON - A divided federal appeals court on Monday refused to allow the immediate release into the U.S. of 17 Turkic Muslims being held at Guantan...