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Scholar barred from leaving China for US

A PROMINENT scholar from China’s Turkic Uighur ethnic minority says he was detained for more than 12 hours at Beijing’s airport and then sent home when attempting to board a flight to the US.

Ilham Tohti said he had planned to take up a year-long fellowship at Indiana University.

 
 
 

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