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2009 - The Uyghur Human Rights Year in Review

Henryk Szadziewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Henryk Szadziewski

Should the international community ignore the conditions in East Turkestan, this would not only affect stability in Asia, but open the door to the possibility that others will follow China's non-democratic approach.

Source: 6 Gitmo Detainees Resettle In Palau

AP | JONATHAN KAMINSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KOROR, Palau — Six Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay but still wanted at home as separatists arrived Sunday on their new tropical isl...

Cambodia Deports 20 Uighurs To China, Gets $1.2 Billion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Visiting Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping thanked Cambodia on Monday for deporting 20 Muslim asylum-seekers while handin...

The Fall Of Greg Craig

TIME | Massimo Calabresi and Michael Weisskopf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly 100 days after Barack Obama entered office, his top White House lawyer, Greg Craig, braced the President's senior advisers for a potentially ex...

Uighur Brothers: Detainee Declines Offer To Leave Guantanamo Out Of Loyalty To Ailing Brother (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After eight years of detention, at least one Guantanamo Bay detainee declined an offer to resettle to the Pacific Island of Palau, according to The Wa...

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...

Uighur Factory Workers Held Behind Locked Gates In China

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHAOGUAN, China -- Three weeks after simmering racial tension escalated to mayhem and a double murder at a toy factory here, about 750 Uighur workers ...

China Protests: Muslims Condemn China's Uighur Crackdown

Ankara | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUSLIMS in many nations have condemned China's crackdown in its Xinjiang region where at least 156 people have been killed in unrest over the past wee...

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...

China Uighurs Protest Coverage Shows Changes In State Media Blocks

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

News of Sunday's riots in Urumqi, the capital of China's far west Xinjiang region spread quickly on the Internet, where users posted amateur photos an...

World In Photos, July 7, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

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 To Take Uighur Detainees

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tropical Pacific island nation of Palau announced Wednesday it will accept up to 17 Chinese Muslims who have langu...

Obama's Uighur Plan Poses Political Problems

Inter Press Service | William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK, May 4 (IPS) - The probability that some Guantanamo detainees will soon be released into the U.S. will place the administration of Preside...

Closing Gitmo Requires Tough Judgments On Inmates

AP | ANDREW O. SELSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — President-elect Barack Obama's planned review of Guantanamo Bay prisoners, a prelude to closing the detention center, mu...