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New Internet measures indicate increased curbs on Uyghur freedom of speech

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) is concerned about the targeting of Uyghurs in East Turkestan over their online activity. UAA believes the Chinese authorities, through a national campaign targeting free speech backed up by harsh criminal procedures against Internet users, are attempting to stifle the Uyghur right to freedom to speech—a right guaranteed in international law, as well as in Chinese domestic law….(…)

Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), 10/08/2013

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