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India to Deport Three Asylum-Seeking Uyghurs to China

India to Deport Three Asylum-Seeking Uyghurs to China

India is set to send back to China three Uyghurs who were jailed in 2013 for illegal entry and espionage, almost two years after they completed Indian court-ordered prison terms, ...

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In East Turkistan, Some Uyghurs are Forced Into a Sharecropper’s Life

In East Turkistan, Some Uyghurs are Forced Into a Sharecropper’s Life

Some Uyghurs living in China’s Xinjiang are compelled into a type of sharecropper’s existence as they are forced to abandon their children and travel hundreds of miles to find wor ...

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The ‘Hashar’ Continues in China’s Uyghur

The ‘Hashar’ Continues in China’s Uyghur

In an effort to exert more control in China’s troubled Xinjiang region, Beijing is forcing the Uyghur people to work for free on various public works projects, according to a Worl ...

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Chinese Police Hold Uyghur Hostage Against Brother’s ‘Crime’

Chinese Police Hold Uyghur Hostage Against Brother’s ‘Crime’

Authorities in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang have detained a young Uyghur man in a bid to force the return from Turkey of his older brother, whom police suspect as a sep ...

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GoI rejects asylum plea of 3 Uyghur Muslims

GoI rejects asylum plea of 3 Uyghur Muslims

Trio to be deported after JK Govt also seeks dismissal of petition The Government of India has decided to repatriate three Muslim Uyghurs who are lodged in a J&K jail even as ...

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Special Report: Who are the Uyghurs and why do they scare China?

Special Report: Who are the Uyghurs and why do they scare China?

Beijing has turned the Uyghurs into the boogeyman of Central Asia, and the focus of its Central Asian security framework, creating the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the pro ...

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China Bans Uighur Muslims From Ramadan Fast

China Bans Uighur Muslims From Ramadan Fast

China Bans Uighur Muslims From Ramadan Fast   ...

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China sentences 32 Uighurs in Xinjiang for videos

China sentences 32 Uighurs in Xinjiang for videos

Three people were given life sentences on Thursday and 29 people were sentenced to between four and 15 years in prison ...

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The Uighurs: External exile

The Uighurs: External exile

Follow the story of exiled Uighur Muslims of Central Asia, many of whom fled Chinese control of their land in 1949. This film, which first debuted on the Al Jazeera Documentary ch ...

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31 Killed in Worst Attack in Years in East Turkistan Capital Urumqi

31 Killed in Worst Attack in Years in East Turkistan Capital Urumqi

Thirty-one people were killed and more than 90 injured in the capital of China's troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang Uyghur (East Turkistan) on Thursday after unidentified at ...

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