» 07/20/2011, 00.00
Beijing admits: at least 18 dead in Xinjiang
Rise in number of "official" victims in yesterday’s clashes in Hotan between police and a group of ethnic Uyghur residents. However, the government continues to talk about "terrorism".
Xinjiang, Chinese police kill dozens of Uyghurs
According to authorities, a "terrorist group" set fire to police station in Hotan and was arrested. Different version of the World Uighur Congress, they "protesting against the forced requisitioning of land and indiscriminate arrests and were massacred."
Chinese activists to Bush and Sarkozy: Don't forget us at the Games
An open letter to Bush and Sarkozy, asking that their participation at the opening ceremony of the Games not serve only to honour the Chinese leaders. Concrete gestures against violations of rights requested. Meanwhile, killings and arrests of Uyghurs and Tibetans continue.
Activists, lawyers denounce new vote rigging in Taishi
Residents of the small village in Guangdong are pressing ahead with protests in their "struggle for democracy". Candidates defeated in local elections claim the polls were rigged. They are being defended by 30 of China's most famous lawyers.
Clashes in rural Guangdong: the police stands by and watches
Over 20 injured during a feud between two villages in Guangdong. The inhabitants charge: "We have been warning the police and asking for intervention for weeks, but they do nothing". The incident shows that " Beijing is losing power in the country's rural hinterland".
01/10/2009 TIBET – CHINA – INDIA
Tibetans and Indians rally against 60 years of Chinese violence
The heavy presence of China’s military in Tibet constitutes a threat to India’s sovereignty and economy. Beijing’s policies vis-à-vis minorities are “wrong and disastrous”.
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