A demonstrator wears a mask painted with the colours of the flag of East Turkestan during a protest by supporters of the Uyghur minority in Istanbul on April 1. Photo: AFP A demonstrator wears a mask painted with the colours of the flag of East Turkestan during a protest by supporters of the Uyghur minority in Istanbul on April 1. Photo: AFP
A demonstrator wears a mask painted with the colours of the flag of East Turkestan during a protest by supporters of the Uyghur minority in Istanbul on April 1. Photo: AFP
Xinjiang

Turkey summons China’s envoy over Uygur tweets

  • The Chinese embassy said it ‘strongly’ condemned two Turkish politicians for their criticism of Beijing’s crackdown in Xinjiang
  • Good Party leader Meral Aksener and Ankara mayor Mansur Yavas posted tweets commemorating a deadly 1990 conflict between Uygur separatists and Chinese forces

Topic |   Xinjiang
A demonstrator wears a mask painted with the colours of the flag of East Turkestan during a protest by supporters of the Uyghur minority in Istanbul on April 1. Photo: AFP A demonstrator wears a mask painted with the colours of the flag of East Turkestan during a protest by supporters of the Uyghur minority in Istanbul on April 1. Photo: AFP
A demonstrator wears a mask painted with the colours of the flag of East Turkestan during a protest by supporters of the Uyghur minority in Istanbul on April 1. Photo: AFP
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