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Ilham Tohti

China To Try Uighur Professor On Charges Of Separatism

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — A Beijing economics professor who has persistently questioned China’s policies toward ethnic minorities is heading to trial Wednesday on charges of separatism. Ilham Tohti, 44, was detained in January. A scholar at Beijing’s Minzu University, he founded a website aimed at promoting understanding between China’s Han majority […]

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