Tug-of-war between China, Turkey over suspected Uighurs in Thailand

Tug-of-war between China, Turkey over suspected Uighurs in Thailand – Reuters, March 24, 2015
…The family, who use the name Teklimakan, have spent most of the past year in the main police immigration detention centre in Bangkok.
The group claimed to be Turkish and, while still indetention, were issued with passports by the Turkish Embassy andgranted permission to travel to Turkey.
China insists the 17 detainees are Chinese Uighurs who should be returned to the northwest Chinese region of Xinjiang, according to court documents seen by Reuters…

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