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Uighurs

Deadly Clash In China: An Ambush By Uighurs Or A Government Massacre?

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — What happened in the dead of night on a desolate road near a desert oasis in northwestern China is so shrouded in mystery that it would seem that nearly everybody who witnessed it took an oath of silence — or is dead. But the most reliable accounts […]

August 8, 2014

U.S. Says At Least Three Uighurs Freed From Guantanamo

Washington (AFP) – The last three Uighurs who had languished in the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay for over a decade despite facing no charges have been freed and sent to Slovakia, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. “This transfer and resettlement constitutes a significant milestone in our effort to close the detention facility at Guantanamo […]

December 31, 2013