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Suspected Uighur Asylum Seekers Staying Mum in Thai Detention

In southern Thailand, some 200 unidentified Muslim migrants seeking resettlement in Turkey are being held by Thai authorities.   Many suspect they are Uighurs from China, and rights groups are pressing Thai authorities not to send them back. Authorities are trying to piece together who the people are and where they should be sent.   Unlike the thousands of Muslim Rohingya boat people fleeing persecution in Burma, this group has apparently paid traffickers to smuggle them...

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