Ilham Tohti in Beijing, August 2012.

Chinese Court Upholds 'Separatism' Verdict, Life Term For Uyghur Scholar

Ilham Tohti says the facts of the case remain unclear and vows to continue his appeal.

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Uyghur Scholar Gets Life Sentence for ‘Separatism’

Chinese authorities plan to rebuild the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar to make it earthquake-proof, but a sanctuary of ancient Uyghur architecture and culture could be lost forever.

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