World Uyghur Congress, 7 July 2017
Egyptian Police Detain and Deport Uyghur Students
A number of Uyghur students studying in Cairo have been arrested in recent days, with reports indicating that some have already been returned to China with others at risk of deportation.
At least 12 Uyghur students were deported and put on a flight to China late Thursday (7 July 2017), and 22 more were detained for immediate deportation, three Egyptian aviation officials said. On July 4th, we were told that 30 Uyghur students were arrested at Eslem Uyghur restaurant in Cairo’s 7th district, including students working in the restaurant. Further reports indicate that more than 80 Uyghurs have been arrested in Cairo in July so far.Continue Reading →