Muhammed Amin (right), an Islamic State fighter in Syria and reportedly a member of the Muslim Uygur minority. Photo: SCMP Pictures Muhammed Amin (right), an Islamic State fighter in Syria and reportedly a member of the Muslim Uygur minority. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Muhammed Amin (right), an Islamic State fighter in Syria and reportedly a member of the Muslim Uygur minority. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Militant group ETIM, which has been targeted by China, remains active in Afghanistan, UN report says

  • ETIM, a group affiliated with al-Qaeda, has sought to establish a Uygur state in Xinjiang and has helped move fighters across Afghanistan’s border into China
  • Meanwhile, Africa has emerged as a new hotspot for jihadists and kidnappings for ransom, and China’s belt and road investments could eventually become targets

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Muhammed Amin (right), an Islamic State fighter in Syria and reportedly a member of the Muslim Uygur minority. Photo: SCMP Pictures Muhammed Amin (right), an Islamic State fighter in Syria and reportedly a member of the Muslim Uygur minority. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Muhammed Amin (right), an Islamic State fighter in Syria and reportedly a member of the Muslim Uygur minority. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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