Uyghurs are punished for religious activities deemed illegal by the authorities.
The fresh sentences come as Uyghurs chafe under an ‘iron fist’ campaign during Ramadan.
The businessman in China’s northwest says he is being forced out because of ties to a missing Uyghur.
Chinese authorities require Uyghurs to declare loyalty to the State to qualify for government aid.
World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer says Uyghurs face ‘cultural genocide.’
Authorities in Xinjiang ban public religious activities during the holy month of Ramadan.
China's northwestern Uyghur region marks the anniversary of deadly July 5, 2009 ethnic violence.
Two of the Uyghurs suspected of attempting a terrorist attack have died in custody.
Authorities are investigating six Uyghurs who allegedly attempted to hijack the flight from Hotan to Urumqi.
A Uyghur woman who was left disabled by police demands compensation.
Chinese authorities tighten security in advance of the anniversary of deadly ethnic riots.
Three years after July 5, 2009 ethnic violence in Urumqi relatives of a man who was ‘disappeared’ are still looking for an explanation.
Authorities pressure the protesters from China's northwestern Xinjiang region to return home from Beijing.
An ex-chief of a police station and key witness to bloody ethnic riots in Xinjiang perishes under mysterious circumstances.
Authorities in China's northwestern Xinjiang region sentence the man for selling "illegal religious materials."
A Uyghur member of China’s Communist Party was detained three years ago after ethnic riots.
Authorities in Xinjiang accuse them of fueling separatism and social chaos.
The children suffer burns as Chinese police raid a religious school in the restive Xinjiang region to flush out 'illegal preachers.'
Chinese authorities in Urumqi detain a man who posted information about the mysterious death of a Uyghur boy.
A rights group slams China for the death of a young Uyghur boy in prison.
Officials plan to demolish buildings in Urumqi formerly owned by Rebiya Kadeer and her family.
As an exile Uyghur meeting closes in Tokyo, Japanese parliamentarians demand that China stop 'interfering.'
Thirty-six Uyghurs say their family members have been missing since the Urumqi riots in July 2009.
The World Uyghur Congress’s biennial meeting opens in Japan.
The mother of a Uyghur detained three years ago describes her attempts to locate him.
The group says its members were named to China’s terror list.
Parliamentarians say China should protect ethnic minority Uyghurs.
Police in Beijing cite a 'secret' notice barring Uyghur petitioners from public buses.
Beijing objects to Tokyo hosting an exile Uyghur group’s biennial assembly.
China’s move to brand the men from a minority group as terrorists raises questions.