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As China Cracks Down in Xinjiang, Uighurs Turn Up in SE Asia

Ethnic Uighur Muslims in China have long had tense relations with the government, which they accuse of policies aimed at their political and cultural marginalization. For years, some Uighurs have fled China to live abroad. But as China carries out another security crackdown in Xinjiang, activists say rising numbers are arriving in Southeast Asia, where they face an uncertain future. Thai immigration officials say there are at least 400 Uighurs in detention in Thailand, and more believed...

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