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China blames Muslim Uighur separatists for Kunming knife attack

Kunming - Chinese authorities suspect Muslim separatists from the restive western region of Xinjiang orchestrated the brutal knife attack at China’s Kunming Railway Station Saturday night, killing dozens and injuring more than 130 people.

Op-Ed: A profile of Rebiya Kadeer, fearless Uyghur independence activist

Born three years before China annexed East Turkestan and named it Xinjiang, Rebiya Kadeer has lived a remarkable life. Born into poverty, she became one of China's seven richest persons and model citizen before she was imprisoned for rebellious activism.

Update: Clashes between police, Xinjiang rebels leave 21 dead

Urumchi - A deadly fight developed when police tried to apprehend members of the Uyghur underground believed to possess illegal weapons in Xinjiang, a territory occupied by China since 1949.

Worldwide demonstrations against Chinese suppression on July 5

In a press release, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has announced that for Monday July 5, the've organized demonstrations at Chinese foreign missions to commemorate and protest last year's events in Urumchi, East Turkestan (called Xinjiang by China).

US film festival rebuts Chinese attempt at interference

As was attempted in Australia last year, Chinese authorities have now tried to suppress a film at the current International Film Festival in Palm Springs.

The Case of the Uyghur Email Attacks Special

Uyghur human rights groups are receiving e-mail virus attacks as well as “impersonation attacks,” which claim to be from their organisations but are fake and aimed at embarrassing them or misrepresenting their work.

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