The Uygurs who escaped from a detention centre in Thailand and fled to Malaysia last year have now been sent to Turkey. Photo: AFP

Malaysia defies China by freeing Uygur Muslim detainees

Group that made daring escape from Thai prison last year have been sent to Turkey despite Beijing’s request they be returned to China

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The Uygurs who escaped from a detention centre in Thailand and fled to Malaysia last year have now been sent to Turkey. Photo: AFP
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