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China Jails 45 in Unrest-Hit Xinjiang

Chinese courts in the restive western province of Xinjiang have jailed 45 people, including some on terrorism-related and illegal border crossing charges, according to China's official Xinhua news agency. Xinjiang is home to the Uighur ethnic minority, many of whom complain of repression and are the subject of an intense anti-terror crackdown by Beijing. Officials say several of those who had crossed the border had gathered with others to view Muslim extremist propaganda and were...

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