Posts Tagged ‘Uighur’

The Pacific island of Palau has welcomed six Chinese Uighur prisoners from the US detention centre at Guantanmo Bay, officials say. (photo, from bbc.co.uk)

They have “arrived to freedom”, said lawyers for three of them early on Sunday. (more…)

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Although the Pentagon cleared Chinese Muslim in 2004, a number of them are still being held at Guantanamo Bay (photo, from bbc.co.uk).

The US Supreme Court has said it will hear a case about the rights of ethnic Uighurs detained at the prison. (more…)

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