Exiled Uighur activist says China inflames ethnic tensions by deceiving people about unrest

Exiled Uighur activist says China inflames ethnic tensions by deceiving people about unrest Times & Transcript Wed, 05 Aug 2009 04:01 AM PDT China is inflaming ethnic tensions by deceiving its own people about last month’s deadly riots in western Xinjiang province, an exiled Uighur activist whom Beijing blames for the unrest said Wednesday. Uighur accuses China of inflaming ethnic tension FOX 12 Idaho Wed, 05 Aug 2009 03:20 AM PDT MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – China is inflaming ethnic tensions by deceiving its own people about last month’s deadly riots in western Xinjiang province, an exiled Uighur activist whom Beijing blames for the unrest said… Uighur leader Kadeer chides China over children’s testimony EARTHtimes.org Wed, 05 Aug 2009 03:17 AM PDT Sydney – Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer said Wednesday she was not surprised some of her 11 children had testified in the Chinese media that she was the instigator of last month’s ethnic violence in the Xinjiang region that left at least 197 dead. The 6… Uighur leader says children’s letters were coerced The Star Wed, 05 Aug 2009 02:22 AM PDT MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer said on Wednesday she believed two of her children had been coerced by Chinese authorities into writing letters accusing her of orchestrating unrest last month in Xinjiang region. World Briefing Los Angeles Times Tue, 04 Aug 2009 22:06 PM PDT United Nations: Obama to lead arms meeting / Russia: Border troops on alert / Haiti: Minimum wage to be doubled / China: 83 arrested in Xinjiang riots UNITED NATIONS Xinjiang to spend 5.4b yuan to hasten highway construction People’s Daily Tue, 04 Aug 2009 19:20 PM PDT Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will spend 5.4 billion yuan ($790.6 million) in the next two months to speed up highway construction, said a senior transport official Tuesday. Wang Xinhua, Communist Party chief of the regional transport department, said a record high 15 billion yuan has been earmarked for highway construction in Xinjiang this year, and the region has finished … Eastday-Xinjiang: 83 Urumqi riot suspects arrested Eastday.com Tue, 04 Aug 2009 18:17 PM PDT Authorities in Urumqi city said Tuesday 83 suspects had been arrested for being implicated in the July 5 riot which left 197 people dead and more than 1,600 injured. Chinese try to halt uprisings in Uighur area Calcutta News Tue, 04 Aug 2009 17:36 PM PDT Officials in China have supposedly prevented five terror attacks on civilians in China’s northwestern Xinjiang since last month. Police detain 718 suspects in connection with Urumqi riot People’s Daily Tue, 04 Aug 2009 17:32 PM PDT Seven hundred and eighteen people have been detained for being implicated in the Urumqi riot on July 5 which left 197 people dead and more than 1,600 injured, Urumqi City police chief Chen Zhuangwei said Tuesday. Chen, head of the Public Security Department of Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, said evidence collection had been a heavy load for the city’s police force. It … China formally arrests 83 in Urumqi Sunshine Coast Daily Tue, 04 Aug 2009 13:23 PM PDT Police in the Chinese region of Xinjiang have formally arrested 83 people who will face charges in connection with deadly ethnic unrest, state media said.

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