|Uighur leader says 10,000 went missing in one nightÂ
Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News Wed, 29 Jul 2009 03:51 AM PDT
Nearly 10,000 Uighurs involved in deadly riots in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region went missing in one night, exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer said on Wednesday, calling for an international investigation.
|Thousands ‘missing after riots’
News 24 South Africa Wed, 29 Jul 2009 03:29 AM PDT
Nearly 10 000 Uighurs involved in riots in China’s Xinjiang region are missing and an inquiry is needed, says Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer.
|Peace Mission-2010 to focus on exercises combating “Eastern Turkestan” forces
People’s Daily Wed, 29 Jul 2009 03:21 AM PDT
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) “Peace Mission-2010” military drill will be held in Kazakhstan next year, according to reports. In response, famous Russian military commentator Vladimir Muhin pointed out that the separatism issue that emerged in Xinjiang also exists in Kazakhstan to some extent. The Kazakh government has cracked down on several separatist organizations set up by …
|Uighur leader says nearly 10,000 missing after riots
The Malaysian Insider Wed, 29 Jul 2009 02:14 AM PDT
TOKYO, July 29 â Nearly 10,000 Uighurs involved in deadly riots in Chinaâs northwestern Xinjiang region are missing and an international inquiry is needed to probe the incidents, exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer said today. In Xinjiangâs worst ethnic violence in decades, Uighurs on July 5 attacked Han Chinese in the regional capital of Urumqi after police tried to break up a protest against …
Aljazeera Wed, 29 Jul 2009 00:28 AM PDT
A Chinese diplomat has welcomed what he said was the “moderate attitude” shown by the US to the ethnic clashes earlier this month in China’s Xinjiang region that killed nearly 200 people.
|Uighur leader against violence, says Dalai Lama in Warsaw
Phayul Wed, 29 Jul 2009 00:18 AM PDT
Dharamsala, July 29 â His Holiness the Dalai Lama said the exiled Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer supports non-violence, countering Beijingâs allegations that the 62 year old head of World Uighur Congress masterminded the violence in Xinjiang earlier this month.
|Japan Says Uighur Leaderâs Trip Wonât Hurt China Ties (Update1)
Bloomberg Tue, 28 Jul 2009 22:38 PM PDT
July 29 (Bloomberg) — Japanâs top government spokesman said the visit to Tokyo by exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer following this monthâs ethnic riots in the Chinese province of Xinjiang wonât hurt ties with China.
|Three parts of Xinjiang to cancel mobile roaming fees
China Daily Tue, 28 Jul 2009 22:30 PM PDT
Three areas in the south part of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region will end cell phone roaming fees on August 1st, the Communication Administration Bureau of Xinjiang announced on Tuesday.
|Xinjiang promises “compensation” for riot-disrupted telecom, Internet services
People’s Daily Tue, 28 Jul 2009 21:22 PM PDT
Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region said Tuesday it would “compensate” mobile subscribers and Internet users for services that were disrupted by the deadly riot of July 5. “Telecom companies will compensate users either by reducing fees or extending service terms,” the regional government’s press office said in a statement late Tuesday night. Internet connection and mobile text …
|Rebiya’s visit to Japan will spell trouble for China-Japan relations: Chinese ambassador
People’s Daily Tue, 28 Jul 2009 21:20 PM PDT
The visit to Japan of Rebiya Kadeer, leader of the separatist World Uyghur Congress (WUC), may cause trouble for China-Japan relations, said Chinese Ambassador to Japan Cui Tiankai on Monday. Cui was speaking in a joint interview with Kyodo News and Japanese national broadcaster NHK on the July 5 Xinjiang riot and Kadeer. The deadly July 5 Xinjiang riot was neither an ethnic nor a religious …