Mun Chol Myong faces extradition to the U.S. on charges of money laundering and conspiracy to launder money.
Vietnam may be afraid to push back, fearing damage to bilateral relations, some experts say.
Kiribati becomes the second island Pacific nation in a week to break off diplomatic ties with the Republic of China on Taiwan in favor of Beijing.
The rights group cites a number of cases of cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment as well as 'reckless' use of force against protesters.
The Renew Europe group says Tohti worked tirelessly to foster dialogue between Uyghurs and Han Chinese.
Government relief effort underway, but many have yet to receive aid.
Rights groups point to growing interference in religion and other freedoms and call for a strengthened US response.
The message comes after Cambodia arrests six CNRP activists over the weekend.
Ruling NLD opposes bill, saying similar limitations do not exist internationally.
Kong Yuanfeng describes life in a women's prison in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.