China Executes 9 Over Xinjiang Ethnic Violence

posted on 11.09.2009 by Lisa

Group of Uighurs

Nine people have been executed for taking part in the July ethnic rioting in the restive province of Xinjiang that left nearly 200 people dead, a state news agency reported Monday. Read more

Rights group cites “enforced disappearances” in China

posted on 10.21.2009 by Lisa

Human Rights Watch has issued a new report citing enforced disappearances of at least 43 ethnic Uighur men in China, following the deadly riots earlier this year in July. Read more