Thai consulate attacked in Turkey

The Thai consulate in Turkey`s Istanbul city was closed on Thursday after being attacked overnight by a group protesting Thailand`s handling of ethnic Uyghurs who fled China.

China`s jailing of man who grew beard `absurd`: Group

A six-year prison sentence reportedly given to a man in China`s mainly Muslim Xinjiang region for growing a beard was "absurd", an overseas group said Monday as accounts of the penalty disappeared online.

Uyghur acamedician denied food in jail by Chinese authorities

Chinese authorities denied food for 10 days to Uyghur intellectual Ilham Tohti who is awaiting trial after the government slapped separatism charges against him, his lawyer Wang Yu said on Friday.

Two policemen, 9 militants killed in Xinjiang attack

Two policemen and nine suspected Islamist militants were killed in a clash when rebels attacked a police station in the Uyghur-majority Xinjiang province of northwest China on Saturday.

Uyghurs urge China to disclose condition of Yasin

Amid speculations of the death of noted Uyghur writer Nurmemet Yasin, the Uyghur community living in the US asked China to release the details of his condition.