Eastern Turkistan


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Eastern Turkistan:

see XinjiangXinjiang
or Sinkiang
[Chinese,=new frontier], officially Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (Mandarin Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu), autonomous region (2010 pop. 21,813,334), c.637,000 sq mi (1,650,257 sq km), NW China.
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Tumturk said that they were protesting the extreme and unproportional use of force on Eastern Turkistan people.
groups including the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) remains the
Many of the Uighur detainees at Guantanamo received terrorist training at a camp run at the time by the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), a terrorist organization that received funding from Al Qaeda, or have stated that they are members of the organization itself.
Their embassies, consulates and places where they meet should be targeted to kill their men and capture them to exchange them for our prisoners in Eastern Turkistan.
I strongly believe that if these values are embraced, many important problems relating to minority nationalities can be resolved, such as the issue of Tibet, as well as Eastern Turkistan, and Inner Mongolia, where the native people now constitute only 20% of a total population of 24 million.
The two successive Eastern Turkistan Republics, declared in 1933 and 1944, loom large in terms of the historical meanings that are attached to them.
The list also names the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement -- which the U.
It is represented by various peoples; by the Arabs, small numbers of whom invasions or trade took as far as eastern Turkistan, the gates of China, the coasts of India, China and the Indonesian archipelago, and who mixed with the locals; and especially by a section of the Asian peoples, Turks, Chinese, Indians, Tibetans, etc.
The author and his Uyghur informant collaborated to prepare an excellent, substantial descriptive grammar and 15 dialogue units for the modern Uyghur language as indigenous speakers use it mainly in eastern Turkistan (Xinjiang), China.
It expressed "concern" over the security situation in the region and the violence caused by the Taliban, ISIS, Al Qaeda and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan and Hizb ut-Tahrir.
At the same time, the emergence of Daesh (the ISIL) and its offshoots, the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant-Khorasan Province (ISIL KP), along with a spectrum of other terrorist and extremist groups, such as the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan in north and the Islamic Movement of Eastern Turkistan are all alarming signals for more troubles in the future, if we fail to properly address them now.
ISLAMABAD, August 06, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Director General, Inter Services Public Relations, Major General Athar Abbas on Friday said Pakistan Army have been and would continue operations against Eastern Turkistan Independent Movement (ETIM).

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