Doubts over China government claims on Xinjiang attack

BBC News, 26 April 2013

To our left, the desert stretched as far as the eye could see. To our right dry, rocky mountains soared upwards, the landscape harsh and barren, but striking too.

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US calls for transparent probe over Xinjiang clashes

BBC News, 25 April 2013

The US has urged China to conduct a transparent investigation after clashes in the restive Xinjiang region left 21 people dead.

US State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell also urged that “due process protections” be given to all Chinese citizens, including ethnic Uighurs.

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Clashes between police and Uighurs in China leave 21 dead

The Los Angels Times, 25 April 2013

BEIJING — In the deadliest ethnic violence in China since 2009, 21 people were killed in confrontations Tuesday between police and Uighur residents of Kashgar, the country’s westernmost city.

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Violence in western Chinese region of Xinjiang kills 21

CNN, 25 April 2013

Beijing (CNN) — Clashes in the unsettled western Chinese region of Xinjiang killed 21 people, including police officers and local officials, authorities said Wednesday.

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New malware variant targets Uyghur Mac users

CNET, 25 April 2013

Yet another malware variant is being sent to Uyghur activists via e-mail spam; however, for updated systems the threat is nonexistent.

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Unlawful house search and arbitrary use of lethal force results nearly two dozen deaths in Kashgar

For immediate release
April 24, 2013, 8:00 pm EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 478 1920

Official Chinese media reports of a violent clash on Tuesday between Chinese security forces and Uyghurs suspected of “plotting terrorism” gathered in a house resulting the death of 21 people should be viewed with extreme caution given the lack of available details and independent verification of Chinese sources. As a result, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) urges the international community to dismiss any allegations of an organized Uyghur terror plot stemming from this incident.

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Violence erupts in China’s restive Xinjiang

Al Jazeera, 24 April 2013

State media reports 21 deaths, including 15 police or social workers, during outbreak of unrest in divided region.

Twenty-one people, including police officers and social workers, have been killed in violent clashes in China’s ethnically divided western region of Xinjiang in what the government is calling an act of terrorism.

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China’s Xinjiang hit by deadly clashes

BBC News, 24 April 2013

Clashes in China’s restive Xinjiang region have left 21 people dead, including 15 police officers and officials, authorities say.

The violence occurred on Tuesday afternoon in Bachu county, Kashgar prefecture.

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