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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Uighur.
See also changes related to Uighur, or pages that link to Uighur or to this page or whose text contains "Uighur".

Parent topics

  • East Turkestan [r]: Eastern part of greater Turkestan which encompasses the Uyghur homeland in present-day Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China [e]


  • East Turkestan Independence Movement [r]: A separatist movement for Uighurs, which, with some controversy, has been designated a terrorist organization [e]
  • East Turkestan Islamic Movement [r]: A militant Islamist group, not the only one in the area, which calls for secession from China's Xinjiang-Uygur Autonomous Region, usually called Turkestan, and the creation of an Islamist state [e]
  • Huzaifa Parhat [r]: A citizen of China, held in Guantanamo as a favor to China, because he is a member of an ethnic group, the Uyghurs, China is oppressing [e]
  • Abdul Haq (Uighur) [r]: A member of the Uighur ethnic group who directed a camp of Uighurs in the Tora Bora mountains in Afghanistan. [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]

Other related topics

  • Kyrgyzstan [r]: A landlocked central Asian nation, formerly part of the Soviet Union; after a coup, it successfully held democratic elections [e]