Elnigar Iltebir (left) and her sister Eldidar attend a protest rally at the Chinese embassy in Washington on July 7, 2009. Photo: Washington Post

White House appoints Uygur-American Elnigar Iltebir to top China policy advisory job

  • Appointment is a ‘poke in the eye’ to Beijing and could signal a stronger focus on human rights in Washington, analysts say
Topic |   US-China relations

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Elnigar Iltebir (left) and her sister Eldidar attend a protest rally at the Chinese embassy in Washington on July 7, 2009. Photo: Washington Post
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