East Turkistan Islamic Movement


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  • noun

Synonyms for East Turkistan Islamic Movement

a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang

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Erdoy-an, according to a news report which appeared in the official Chinese news agency Xinhua, stressed that "the Turkish government sticks to the one-China policy, supports China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and opposes the terrorist activities of the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) aimed at China.
It said one of the six, 46-year-old Nuermaimaiti Maimaitimin, crossed illegally into the unspecified Asian country in 1994 to study how to use a variety of weapons and make bombs, and participated in the establishment of the East Turkistan Islamic Movement in 1997.
Apart from TTP hardcore presence, there could be a significant number of other militants who operate in unison with TTP, such as Lashkar-e- Jhangvi, Jundullah, Jaysh-e-Muhammad and most probably a good number of trained terrorists affiliated with Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) as well as East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM).
The Chinese government has called the Beijing accident "a terrorist attack" organized by the East Turkistan Islamic Movement.
He condemned the recent terrorist incident in China's city of Kashgar and said Pakistan considered East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as a common threat to both countries.
3 (ANI): Concerned by the increasing activities of the militant organization, East Turkistan Islamic Movement, China has asked Pakistan to root out extremism from its soil.
ISLAMABAD, June 02, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Beijing has asked Islamabad to mobilize all possible sources to uproot extremist outfit East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM).
Xinhua said the regional Public Security Bureau has reported that it has received intelligence that a Muslim separatist group, the East Turkistan Islamic Movement, was planning terrorist attacks in the week before the Beijing Games, which start Friday.
ISLAMABAD, June 02, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Beijing has asked Islamabad to mobilize all possible sources to uproot extremist outfit East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM).
The report quoted Shi Dagang, Communist Party secretary of Kashgar, or Kashi in Chinese, in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as telling a press conference that the East Turkistan Islamic Movement has pledged to launch a terror attack and sent instructions to terrorist forces inside China.
Washington earlier this year expanded its list of identified terrorist groups to include the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), a Xinjiang-based group that Beijing says has close links with the al-Qaida network led by Osama bin Laden.
26 of the East Turkistan Islamic Movement based in China's western Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
State Department has applied the terrorist designation to the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), which operates in China's western Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
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