21 people were killed last week in a Chinese province where 45 percent of the population is Muslim, specifically Uighur, an ethnic minority. Citing the April 15th bombings in Boston, Hou Hanmin, a spokeswoman for the propaganda bureau of the ... Care2, 2 weeks ago
China urges U.S. to condemn Xinjiang "terrorism" - Voice of Russia, 3 weeks ago
Clashes between police and Uighurs in China leave 21 dead - Los Angeles Times, 3 weeks ago
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China's muslim borderline. Now R680.00 Washington - The leader of the exiled Uighur community from China's northwestern Xinjiang region said on Friday that thousands of people may have died in violence in recent days. Rebiya Kadeer, the ...News24.com, 3 weeks ago
KOROR, Palau --- Ahmat Abdulahad can't help but laugh at the irony of his predicament. He and five other Chinese Muslims released from America's Guantanamo military prison in 2009 thought they would be living on this remote island for a few months, ...Islands Business, 2 months ago In China's shadow, Guantánamo's former Uighur captives languish on Palau Miami Herald, 2 months ago In China's shadow, Gitmo Uighurs languish on Palau Miami Herald, 2 months ago Guantanamo Uighurs languish on Palau Taipei Times Online, 2 months ago
China's People's Liberation Army has inducted 20 Uighur Muslim women from the Xinjiang region bordering Pakistan to serve in the country's navy.Times of India, 1 month ago
CAIRO - In a ruling seen as example of stifling religious freedoms in China, two dozen Uighur Muslims have been sentenced up to life in prison on charges of separatism and plots to carry out jihad in the restive far western (more) CAIRO - In a ...IslamOnline NET, 1 month ago 20 Uighurs jailed on jihad charges Saudi Gazette, 1 month ago China Jails 20 Muslims on Terrorism Charges AINA, 1 month ago China jails 20 Uighurs on terror charges GlobalPost, 1 month ago
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A Muslim Uighur woman begs as armed Chinese paramilitary police march past on a street in Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang region, July 5, 2010, the first anniversary of deadly unrest that laid bare deep-seated ethnic tensionsCalcutta News.Net, 3 weeks ago China blames Uighurs for Xinjiang clashes, 8 held Oman Tribune, 3 weeks ago Uighur terrorists trapped police: Chinese media says Taipei Times Online, 3 weeks ago Uighur grievances in China's Xinjiang not addressed: rights groups ABC Radio Australia, 3 weeks ago
According to official figures Xinjiang is 46 percent Uighur -- who speak a Turkic language and are mostly Muslim -- and 39 percent Han Chinese, after millions moved to the area in recent decades. Relations between them are often tense and riots ...MSN Philippines, 2 months ago Kelly Olsen: Ethnic harmony a challenge The Gulf Today, 2 months ago Show of harmony masks tensions in China Taipei Times Online, 2 months ago
Taipei: A controversial figure accused by China of inciting violence in the ethnically divided Xinjiang region, where clashes with police this week saw 21 people killed, arrived in Taiwan today in a visit likely to irk Beijing. Dilshat Rexit, a ...Manorama Online, 3 weeks ago Uighur separatist visits Taiwan Saudi Gazette, 3 weeks ago
_ If late bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev attacked the Boston Marathon with an aim to draw attention to Muslim suffering in Chechnya, his ancestral homeland, he succeeded. Or if, as alleged by some who knew him, he was angered by U.S. military ...Chicago Tribune, 3 weeks ago
Washington: The US has asked China to safeguard the rights of its Uighur minority in Xinjiang province and carry out a transparent probe into the latest incident of violence in which 21 people died. "We are deeply concerned by the reports of violent ...ZeeNews.com, 3 weeks ago US asks China to safeguard rights of Uighurs in Xinjiang Asian Age, 3 weeks ago
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