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Egypt's Uighurs fear deportation to China

Some Chinese Muslim Uighurs have gone into hiding amid a wave of arrests in Egypt in the past two weeks.

Egypt says the detainees are illegal immigrants, but human rights activists say the Uighurs are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and torture if they are deported to China.

China has cracked down on the ethnic minority community after accusing some of militancy.

  • 21 Jul 2017
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