A group of 25 Uygurs used blankets to climb out of their cells in southern Thailand in a daring predawn escape in November. Photo: Reuters

China asks Malaysia to deport 11 Uygurs who escaped detention in Thailand

Rights groups and US urge Kuala Lumpur not to send them back to China

Topic |   Human rights in China

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A group of 25 Uygurs used blankets to climb out of their cells in southern Thailand in a daring predawn escape in November. Photo: Reuters
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