Kashgar, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. A UN human rights panel has estimated 1 million ethnic Uygurs are being held in political camps for indoctrination in the region. Photo: Xinhua

China envoy says no accurate figure on Uygurs fighting in Syria

Syrian ambassador to China said in 2017 there were up to 5,000 fighting there in militant groups

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Kashgar, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. A UN human rights panel has estimated 1 million ethnic Uygurs are being held in political camps for indoctrination in the region. Photo: Xinhua
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