In a letter to the U.N. chief released Tuesday, the organizations said these actions would be an important contribution to addressing "one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time."…
By Martha Mendoza, Yanan Wang, Associated Press
A recent Associated Press investigation tracked clothing shipments from inside a Chinese internment camp, to Badger Sportswear, a supplier in North Carolina.
Uighur Muslims in China have long reported state suppression, but now they say repression is stronger than ever. Advocates for the Muslim minority say Uighurs are now being rounded up by the hundreds of thousands and put in camps for…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
The Chinese government claims that members of the Uighur ethnic group who were deported from Thailand Thursday were extremists on their way to wage holy war in Iraq, Syria or Turkey…
By Kayla Ruble
Authorities have blamed separatists in western China for the knife attack that killed 29 people and left 143 injured at a train station in Southwest China on Saturday.
By PBS NewsHour
After 9/11, six ethnic Chinese men known as Uighurs were rounded up in Afghanistan and Pakistan. They spent eight years in prison before being cleared of any wrongdoing by U.S. courts, and now find themselves stranded in a legal and…
In other news, the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a 13-month high after G-20 nations pledged to continue stimulus efforts, and Iraq set a date for national elections.
In other news, an Afghan official resigned from a commission charged with determining whether fraud occurred in the nation's presidential election, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the world will not be deterred by new missile testing in North…
In other news, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 36 points to close at 8146, and the push to overhaul the health care system ran into new delays in Congress.
By PBS NewsHour
The Chinese government declared a curfew Tuesday in northwestern China to combat the continued ethnic violence erupting between Han Chinese and Muslim Uighurs.
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