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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about East Turkestan.
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  • Central Asia [r]: A geographic area with many definitions, one common one based on the newly independent, predominantly Muslim republics of the former Soviet Union [e]
  • China [r]: The most populous nation on Earth, third largest by area. [e]
  • Uighur [r]: A Turkic ethnic group originally from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China. [e]


  • East Turkestan Independence Movement [r]: A separatist movement for Uighurs, which, with some controversy, has been designated a terrorist organization [e]
  • Tibet [r]: plateau region of Asia homes to various groups, including the majority indigenous Tibetan people; known as 'the roof of the world'. [e]
  • Turkic languages [r]: Language family of Asia and Europe. [e]
  • Uighur detainees in Guantanamo [r]: Prisoners captured in Afghanistan by the U.S., and determined to be members of an anti-Chinese organization not opposed to the U.S.; they are in limbo as they cannot be sent to China but other countries have been reluctant to take them [e]

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