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55 People Sentenced at Mass Trial in Xinjiang

Chinese authorities used a public rally in the violence-hit region of Xinjiang to sentence 55 people on charges including terrorism.   The official Xinhua news agency said 7,000 locals and officials witnessed the mass sentencing Tuesday at a stadium in northern Xinjiang's Yili prefecture.   At least three people were sentenced to death. Others were jailed for murder, separatism, and organizing or participating in terror groups.   At the event, police announced that...

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