China charges prominent Uighur professor with separatism

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Ozymandias870 wrote:

People will say “If Tibet had oil and natural gas, America would definitely step in to help them.” But there’s a province that DOES have oil and natural gas and a better historical claim to indepenece: Uighurs. Yet America doesn’t care because the Uighurs are Muslim. This is tragic.

Feb 25, 2014 10:05pm EST  --  Report as abuse
tinga wrote:

So when Uighur separatists murder innocent store owners and set ablaze shops, they are not a terrorists because it is a result of oppression from the Chinese government? Or the 100 Tibetan terrorists who self-immolated themselves. This is also not terrorist activity? Why is there a double standard. When it happens to China, it is acceptable and they are victims of their society. But when it happens to the Western countries like the US, they are called Terrorists. Al Qaida feels oppress by the Western countries and bombs are their only weapon against this oppression. There is no difference between Al Qaida and the Separatists in China.

Feb 27, 2014 2:34am EST  --  Report as abuse
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