Latest Rebiya Kadeer Stories

2009-09-19 13:18:43

A city official in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, says the local government has not decided whether to allow the screening of a movie about exiled activist Rebiya Kadeer. Kaohsiung Department of Information Director Hsu Li-ming said it remained unclear whether local officials will allow The 10 Conditions of Love to be shown at a local film festival running from Oct.

2009-08-08 12:37:53

A festival screening in Australia of a documentary about exiled Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer reportedly was the target of a protest by pro-Uighur demonstrators. The Australian Broadcasting Corp.

2009-07-26 11:13:33

The director of the Melbourne International Film Festival said Sunday the Australian festival's Web site was repeatedly attacked by computer hackers. Festival director Richard Moore told CNN that Saturday's computer attacks were in response to the documentary The 10 Conditions of Love that is set to air during the annual festival. Conditions follows the fallout from World Uyghur Congress President Rebiya Kadeer's attempts to gain greater autonomy for the Uyghur minority group in China's...

2008-08-04 18:00:02

KASHGAR, China _ China said Monday that two assailants in a truck mowed down a group of jogging policemen, then tossed grenades and slashed gasping survivors with knives in an attack that left 16 officers dead in this restive Muslim region in the nation's far west.

2006-04-10 23:10:07

BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 100 U.S. congressmen have urged President George W. Bush to help secure the release of a jailed Chinese democracy campaigner when Chinese President Hu Jintao visits Washington next week.

2006-01-20 02:33:27

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities arrested more than 18,000 people for national security reasons in the mainly Muslim western region of Xinjiang last year, a newspaper said on Friday, which a dissident described as a rise of a quarter.

2005-10-21 02:23:31

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - China commonly frees political prisoners before major state visits, but a human rights activist said on Friday changing attitudes meant there may be no releases ahead of U.S. President George W. Bush's November trip.

2005-10-18 03:14:54

By Emma Graham-Harrison URUMQI, China (Reuters) - China has arrested 19 foreigners on terrorism charges in its restive northwestern region of Xinjiang and told the children of a freed dissident they cannot go abroad, a regional leader said on Tuesday.

2005-09-30 03:12:39

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States has warned American travellers to be vigilant against a terrorist attack in China's restive northwestern region of Xinjiang after Beijing told police there to be prepared for danger.

2005-09-06 00:46:39

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - Separatists in China's far-flung, predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang are the main terror threat to the country, killing 160 people and wounding 440 over the past decade, officials were quoted on Tuesday as saying.

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