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CENTRAL ASIA: China Strikes at Uighur ‘Splittists’

One of Beijing’s main goals in its relations with the Central Asian states was satisfied in April when Kazakh and Kyrgyz leaders gave assurances they would suppress groups operating on their territories who promote independence for the Uighurs of China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Province. Since then, China has clamped down on unrest among this Turkic-speaking […]