Uygur human rights activist Ilham Tohti pictured in his Beijing home in April, 2010. Photo: Ricky Wong

US urges China to release Uygur academic Ilham Tohti

US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki calls on Beijing to "guarantee him the protections and freedoms to which he’s entitled under China’s international human rights commitments".

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Uygur human rights activist Ilham Tohti pictured in his Beijing home in April, 2010. Photo: Ricky Wong
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