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Students of Convicted Uighur Scholar Get Jail Sentences

A Chinese court has given jail terms of between three and eight years to the students of Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti, who was convicted earlier this year of separatism. Tohti's lawyer said the seven students were found guilty of aiding "separatist activities" at a secret trial Monday in Urumqi, the capital of the far-west Xinjiang region. Chinese authorities have not commented on the conviction of the students, six of whom belonged to the Uighur ethnic minority that...

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