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The Beijing Rule: Bullying Its Way to Unity
Writer, Activist, Wanderer
Like a broken record, Beijing's blatant and brutal practices to maintain "control" of its people and eliminate "threats" to its values play over and over again. It occurred to me that Beijing reminded me a great deal of a documentary I recently watched,
Freedom-Loving Uighurs Demand Dignity in China
Alim A. Seytoff
President of Uyghur American Association (UAA)
The Uighurs are indeed Muslim, but the Uighur issue is not about terrorism, jihadism or establishing a caliphate -- as China wants the world to believe. It is about a colonized people's legitimate demands to live with dignity, human rights and self-determination in the 21st century.
Using the 'T' Word to Justify Human Rights Abuses
From China to Burma to Egypt, some governments invoke the "T" word to justify official conduct that runs afoul of international human rights law.
Kashgar: China, UNESCO Clash Over Uighur "Jerusalem"
China's Media "Openness" in East Turkestan
Researcher, Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP)
As President Obama emphasized the benefits of the free flow of information in Shanghai last month, around 20 million citizens of China remained submerged in an ongoing Internet blackout.
China's Forgotten Minority
This Human Rights Day should be more than just an opportunity for politicians to put forth toothless platitudes but instead a time to defend actively the principles in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
The People's Republic of China at Sixty: The Fear of Self-Examination
Senior Researcher, Uyghur Human Rights Project
Just as Deng made a bold move to take China into an era of economic reform, Hu will have to make a bold move, by talking with dissenters to take China into an era of meaningful political reform.
Xinjiang Mosques Reopen For Friday Prayers
China Uighur Protests Traced To Questionable Exported Labor Program
China Warns Citizens In Algeria Of Al Qaeda Threat
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China Protests: Al Qaeda Vows Retaliation For Crackdown On Uighurs
China Protests: Muslims Condemn China's Uighur Crackdown
China Uighurs Protest Coverage Shows Changes In State Media Blocks
Uighurs And China Explainer
House Threatens Obama Over Chinese Interrogation of Uighurs in Guantanamo
Journalist and author of "The Guantanamo Files"
Although 13 of the Uighurs are still held at Guantanamo, all of the men -- who had fled persecution in China -- were cleared of being "enemy combatants" by the Bush administration and by the U.S. courts.
Fair and Balanced? Lhasa Vs. Urumqi
Why do rioting Tibetans generate more interest than rioting Uighurs?
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