UIGHUR ACTIVISTS EXECUTED IN XINJIANG — RIPPLES REACH KAZAKSTAN.

Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 84

Chinese authorities publicly executed three Uighur activists in the Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region on April 24 and are holding four others on death row, Uighur emigre leader Muhidtin Muhlisi announced in Almaty yesterday. Two other Uighurs were killed and four wounded in a clash with Chinese police during the public execution, Muhlisi said, leading a picket of local Uighur youths outside the Chinese embassy in Almaty. Kazakstani police arrested the protesters. (Interfax, April 28)

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