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The Arab States are silent on China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang ... one exception Qatar. Central Asian states too have not criticized China. The Uyghurs drive for an independent state has resulted in "freedom fighters" and terror attacks across China, Beijing included. These jihadists are also operating in Syria and Afghanistan and have been responsible for major bomb attacks under Taliban rule.

What is the chance this group also is part of the violence in Almaty and across Kazakhstan.

Police in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, have detained six protesters who were demanding the release of relatives they say are being illegally held in China.

The November 29 rallies in front of the Chinese Consulate in Almaty were the latest in a series of demonstrations in Kazakhstan linked to the massive detention of Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the neighboring Chinese province of Xinjiang.

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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jan 9th, 2022 at 12:29:58 PM EST

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