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Defying China, Malaysia releases Uighur detainees

Published on: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:47:35 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
Description:
Malaysia has freed from detention 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who fled to the southeast Asian nation after a Thai jailbreak last year, and sent them to Turkey, their lawyer said on Thursday, in disregard of China's request to hand them to Beijing.

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