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Disappearing China’s Uighurs

Headline Title:  Disappearing China’s Uighurs 04 July 2012 Three years after a harsh crackdown on Uighur protests, dozens of members of the minority ethnic group who disappeared following mass arrests in the wake of the demonstration are still missing.On a blistering hot Sunday evening on 5 July 2009, thousands of Uighurs gathered for a protest in People’s Square in the north-eastern Chinese city of Urumqi.The demonstrators were calling for a full investigation into the Shaoguan incident, a brawl in southern China ten days earlier in which two Uighur migrant workers had been killed.…

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