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Tajik student freed, but charges linger
Alexander Sodiqov, a student arrested for treason in Tajikistan, has been released - but charges have not been dropped.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2014 13:54 GMT
Chinese city bans beards and veils on buses
Wearing of headscarves and niqabs also banned from public buses for security reasons in city in Muslim-majority region.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 20:59 GMT
Outcry over student arrested in Tajikistan
PhD student arrested while researching conflict management in the Central Asian country, now faces treason charges.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 10:57 GMT
China's Uighurs claim cultural 'genocide'
Why the Uighur people will continue to reject China's colonial and apartheid rule.
Alim A Seytoff
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 08:43 GMT
China charges Uighur academic with separatism
Professor at Beijing's Minzu University had challenged official version of several attacks allegedly involving Uighurs.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2014 22:56 GMT
Exiled Uighurs call for China reforms
As Communist Party Congress begins, members of the Muslim minority hope for better treatment from China's government.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2012 17:42 GMT
The harsh reality of China's Muslim divide
The Muslim Hui people have assimilated harmoniously with the Han majority, while Uighurs in the west have not.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2012 08:40 GMT
Uighur group 'regrets' photo error
Uighur leader admits photo used in Al Jazeera interview did not show Urumqi protests.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2009 12:07 GMT
Uighur exiles deny China riot claim
Heavy security on streets of Xinjiang after riots leave at least 156 people dead.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2009 05:13 GMT
Scores dead in Xinjiang riot
China blames Uighur exile groups for instigating clashes it says left at least 140 dead.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2009 12:15 GMT
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