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Uighurs in China

Rebiya Kadeer, Exiled Uighur Leader, Claims 10,000 Uighurs Still Missing

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — An exiled Uighur activist blamed by China for deadly ethnic riots demanded Wednesday that Beijing allow an international investigation i...

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...

China Protests: Police Kill 2 Uighurs, Wound A Third

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

URUMQI, China — Police fatally shot two Uighur men Monday and wounded a third in western China, where violence has persisted despite the massive...

Uighurs And China Explainer

CFR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Introduction The Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), a territory in western China, accounts for one-sixth of China's land and is home to about...

Palau Can't Take The Uighurs: Says China

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Palau's president said Thursday that his tiny Pacific nation's tradition of hospitality prompted the decision to take ...