Rebiya Kadeer



Uyghur Leader Urges “Better Ethnic Policy”

On a visit to Japan for a series of speeches, exiled Uyghur democracy leader Rebiya Kadeer lamented the ongoing violence in Xinjiang and said she is now pessimistic about new president Xi Jinping’s ability to ease ethnic...

China, Japan Fallout Over Uighurs

Japan’s granting Rebiya Kadeer, an exiled Uighur leader, an entry visa has sparked tensions between China and Japan. Despite the two countries unified stance on North Korea, they seem to be falling out over Uighurs. The...

China Praises Cambodia As Uighurs Deported

From Reuters: China will deal with 20 ethnic Uighurs who were deported from Cambodia over the weekend as illegal immigrants, praising relations with the Southeast Asian country as a model of good cooperation. The comments came...

Taiwan to Block Visit by Exiled Uighur Leader

According to news reports, Taiwan has stopped exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer from visiting the island. From Reuters: Kadeer, a former businesswoman who now leads exile group the World Uyghur Congress, wanted to come in...

Taiwan Feels Heat Over Uighur Film

In the latest example of the Chinese government trying (and sometimes succeeding) in imposing censorship over cultural events overseas, the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has rescheduled a showing of The Ten Conditions of Love, a...

Taiwan Film Fest to Show Uighur Documentary

From the CBC: A film festival in Taiwan has announced it will be screening a documentary about the exiled leader of China’s Uighur minority, in a move that’s bound to upset the Chinese government. Organizers at the...

Film Festival in the Cross Hairs

The outrage and controversy in China over the showing of a documentary about Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer at a film festival in Australia has only spiked demand for and interest in the film, the New York Times reports: The...

Hugo Restall: China’s Public Enemy

“The alleged instigator of the Uighur riots doesn’t talk like a terrorist. Demonizing her may backfire on Beijing.” From the Wall Street Journal: Rebiya Kadeer is undergoing a Chinese version of George Orwell’s “Two...

China Says Uighur Leader’s Family Condemn Her

From 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...



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