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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.

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 Force China To Open Mosques For Friday Prayers

AP | WILLIAM FOREMAN and GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

URUMQI, China — China raised the death toll from riots in its Xinjiang region to 184, state media said Saturday, giving an ethnic breakdown of t...

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...