China steps up campaign against exiled Uighur

China steps up campaign against exiled Uighur
KWQC-TV 6 Davenport Mon, 03 Aug 2009 04:00 AM PDT
BEIJING (AP) â China stepped up its campaign against exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer on Monday with the release of a letter it says was penned by close relatives in China blaming her for last month’s deadly riots in her native Xinjiang.

 

China Detains 319 People for Links to Xinjiang Riots (Update2)
Bloomberg Mon, 03 Aug 2009 03:50 AM PDT
Aug. 3 (Bloomberg) — Chinese police detained 319 people in western Xinjiang province in connection with the nationâs worst ethnic clashes in decades that erupted last month, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

 

Iran urges China to observe rights of Muslims
The Malaysian Insider Mon, 03 Aug 2009 03:46 AM PDT
TEHRAN, Aug 3 â Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Sheikholeslam in a meeting with Chinese envoy to Iran called on China to observe the rights of Muslims in Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region which was scene of unrests recently, Iranian news agency (Irna) reported today. According to the Information and Press Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the meeting, Sheikholeslam outlined …

 

Following is the full text of a letter to families of the victims in July 5 riot, which was written by Rebiya Kadeer’s …
Eastday.com Mon, 03 Aug 2009 03:10 AM PDT
The photo taken on Aug. 2, 2009 shows a letter written by family members of Rebiya Kadeer to relatives of the victims in the riot in Urumqi on July 5. Family members of Rebiya Kadeer have asked her not to organize violence or undermine the peaceful life in Xinjiang, in letters made public on Monday.

 

Police Arrest 319 People in Unrest in Xinjiang
Pravda Mon, 03 Aug 2009 02:55 AM PDT
The official state news agency says police in western China have detained another 319 people suspected of being involved in deadly ethnic unrest.

 

China says Uighur leader’s family condemn her
u.tv Mon, 03 Aug 2009 02:40 AM PDT
China stepped up pressure on the exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer , saying two of her children and her brother had written letters condemning her for orchestrating last month’s riots in Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang region.

 

UPDATE: Kadeer’s Kin Blame Her For Unrest – China Media
Nasdaq Mon, 03 Aug 2009 02:36 AM PDT
BEIJING (AFP)–Two children of exiled Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer have blamed her for deadly ethnic unrest in Xinjiang, Chinese state media said Monday, but a spokesman for her group said their letters were fakes.

 

‘Fake’ letters blame Kadeer over Urumqi
AAP via Yahoo!7 News Mon, 03 Aug 2009 02:33 AM PDT
Children of Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer have blamed her for deadly unrest in Xinjiang, Chinese state media says, but a spokesman says the letters are fake.

 

China says another 319 detained over Xinjiang riot
The Washington Times Mon, 03 Aug 2009 00:38 AM PDT
BEIJING (AP) — Police in western China have detained another 319 people suspected of being involved in deadly ethnic unrest between Muslim minority Uighurs and the dominant Han Chinese community last month, a state news agency said. Police in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, said the detentions were made in the city and elsewhere in the far western region, based on information given by the …

 

Situation has stabilized in Urumqi after July riots – Chinese ambassador
Interfax Mon, 03 Aug 2009 00:34 AM PDT
ASTANA. Aug 3 (Interfax) – Kazakh citizens should not be afraid to travel to Urumqi, the capital of China’s Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), where mass riots erupted in early July, Chinese Ambassador to Kazakhstan Cheng Guoping told a news conference in Astana.
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