UYGHUR ASYLUM BID IN CAMBODIA

Originally published by: Radio Free Asia

2009-12-03

PHNOM PENH—China has tightened its southeastern border after several groups of ethnic Uyghurs managed to bribe their way into Vietnam and then Cambodia to avoid possible detention for allegedly taking part in deadly ethnic riots in July, Uyghur sources in Asia say.

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Uighur protesters land in Cambodia

Originally published by: Washington Post / Thursday, December 3, 2009

By John Pomfret / Washington Post Staff Writer

Twenty-two members of a Chinese ethnic group who participated in violent demonstrations against China last summer have surfaced in Cambodia, sparking concerns that Cambodia will ignore their requests for asylum and return them to China.

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