Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against China in Istanbul on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE

1,000 protest in Istanbul over China’s treatment of Uygurs

  • Demonstrators burn Chinese flag and wave flag of ‘East Turkestan’, the term many Uygur separatists use for Xinjiang
  • Arsenal footballer Mesut Ozil, a German of Turkish origin, criticised China’s crackdown last week, as well as international Muslim community’s silence on issue
Topic |   Xinjiang
Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against China in Istanbul on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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