East Turkestan Islamic Movement


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Related to East Turkestan Islamic Movement: Xinjiang, East Turkistan
  • noun

Synonyms for East Turkestan Islamic Movement

a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang

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The United Nations and United States placed the East Turkestan Islamic Movement on lists of terrorist organizations after the September 11, 2001, attacks.
The instigator behind the scenes is the terrorist group the East Turkestan Islamic Movement that operates in central and west Asia.
A statement released by the Public Security Ministry named the leader of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement as Memetiming Memeti, 37.
Pakistan, a key ally to China, condemned the violence and offered support in combating the East Turkestan Islamic Movement.
The regional public security bureau reportedly said that it had received intelligence that the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, a separatist group, was planning attacks in the week leading to the opening of the Beijing Games.
China's security chief Meng Jianzhu said the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) were "behind-the-scenes supporters" of the incident, which has been dubbed "terrorism" by authorities.
At the time, the Kashgar government had issued a statement saying that the terrorist ringleader had received training from a Pakistan-based camp of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), a banned organization that seeks independence for Xinjiang.
RAWALPINDI, June 12, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- General Tariq Majid, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) has assured maximum support for countering East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) threat and security of Chinese personnel working on various projects in Pakistan He expressed these views while talking to Mr.
However, the US has argued that Parhat was trained by a group called the East Turkestan Islamic Movement and that it has links to al-Qaeda.
For example, human rights groups worry that Washington was too quick to add the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, a group that wants independence for Xinjiang, one of China's western provinces, to its list of terror organizations.
Islamabad, June 7(ANI): Pakistan has assured China of providing full intelligence cooperation on the activities of the banned terrorist organisation, the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM).
Zhaohui said Islamabad has been very helpful in assisting China counter the Xinjiang violence and the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM).
9 (ANI): China has asked Pakistan to take action against the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), as it has intelligence inputs that the group is plotting to strike inside the country.
It fears, if Taliban come back to power, it will have a great impact on the separatist group, the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM).
Beijing -- President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday said that almost all members of the Uighur militant group the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) have been eliminated from Pakistan.
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