Bogda referred to the Communist Party of China's (CPC's) "universal health examination," the name of the Xinjiang Uighur
massive blood project, aimed at establishing organ matching database.
More than eighty per cent of Uighurs
live in the Tarim Basin that lies south-west of Xinjiang, while the remaining Uighur
population in China resides in Taoyuan County located in the south-central Hunan province.
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Of the several types of Uighur
Abhidharma texts in existence, Shogaito analyzes the Abhidharmasabhasya, the second longest.
The Erawan Shrine is especially popular with Chinese tourists, feeding the idea that it could be a target for people who believe the Uighurs
are oppressed by China's government.
The announcement in the Uighur
language starts with "HE[micro]rmetli hanymlar ve efendiler" (Distinguished ladies and gentlemen).
China blames the violence on Islamist terrorist groups but Uighur
groups say the unrest is being fuelled by Beijing's repressive policies.
rights groups say China's restrictions have added to ethnic tensions in the region, where clashes have killed hundreds in recent years.
Muslims are a Turkish-speaking minority of eight million in the northwestern Xinjiang region.
Closing their 80th congress on Thursday, more than 200 writers from 40 PEN centers around the world condemned China for sentencing Uighur
writerscholar and PEN member Ilham Tohti to life imprisonment for alleged separatism.
Names for people from the Uighur
and other ethnic groups in China are sometimes transcribed differently in English.
A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent scholar from China's mostly-Muslim Uighur
minority to life in prison for "separatism," his lawyer said, in a case which critics say could add to tensions in the restive Xinjiang region.
If it is serious about tackling the Uighur
problem, China first needs to acknowledge its own role in creating it rather than calling it an act of terror.
BEIJING Mon Mar 10, 2014(Reuters) - China has arrested a Uighur
AIDS activist for endangering national security, a health advocacy group said, in the latest sign of the government's crackdown in the troubled far western region of Xinjiang, home to the largely Muslim Uighur
invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, nearly two dozen Uighurs
traveled to Afghanistan, where a military training camp run by a separatist Uighur
group had been established.