Young political prisoner recounts how China’s post-9/11 crackdown sundered his once prosperous family.
But Amnesty says returning nearly 100 refugees to China is "akin to the worst punishment imaginable" and breaks international law.
UN says it is "shocked" at Thai move as Turks protest in Instanbul and Uyghur exiles fear worst for group.
They are among a group detained for more than a year after fleeing persecution at home.
The women and children were part of a group detained for 15 months after fleeing China.
They had grown increasingly devout after losing land to Han Chinese in what they called an unfair business deal.
No word has been received about her children, who were with her when she was detained.
Travelers and suspect persons must be closely watched, and mosques and shops searched for 'illegal' material, regulations say.
The incident may have been prompted by restrictions during the Muslim holy month.
A local herdsman had alerted police to the ‘suspicious strangers.’
The five members were among hundreds captured while fleeing persecution in China.
Local party chief Yang Fasheng had vowed to make Kuchar a 'model stable county.'
The men are accused of religious extremism for sporting the Islamic symbol.
Chinese migrants can easily register, but Uyghurs face difficulties.
Residents say they have little recourse amid China’s clampdown in the region.
Ablikim Abdureyim had served nine years for ‘secessionist activities.’
Officers opened fire on and killed three relatives of a Uyghur arrested on suspicion of involvement in a terrorist plot.