Turkish riot police stand guard as Uygurs protest near the Chinese consulate in Istanbul on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Turkish riot police stand guard as Uygurs protest near the Chinese consulate in Istanbul on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Türkiye

Protesting Uygurs in Turkey demand release of relatives allegedly held in China

  • Around 200 protesters held up pictures of missing family members and chanted ‘China Stop Genocide’ near the Chinese consulate in Istanbul
  • About 50,000 Uygurs are living in Turkey, many of whom fled the crackdown in China

Turkish riot police stand guard as Uygurs protest near the Chinese consulate in Istanbul on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Turkish riot police stand guard as Uygurs protest near the Chinese consulate in Istanbul on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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