Turkey Uighurs fear sellout to China in exchange for vaccine

first_img WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Local NewsUS NewsWorld News Facebook Pinterest Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img TAGS  By Digital AIM Web Support – February 4, 2021 FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, members of the Uighur community living in Turkey, some carrying flags of what ethnic Uighurs call ‘East Turkestan’, pray during a protest in Istanbul, against what they allege is oppression by the Chinese government to Muslim Uighurs in far-western Xinjiang province. Because of shared cultural ties, Turkey has long been a safe haven for the Uighurs, a Turkic group native to China’s far west Xinjiang region. Many in the community are anxious they may be deported back to China amid allegations of an exchange of Uighurs for coronavirus vaccines. Turkey Uighurs fear sellout to China in exchange for vaccine Twitter Previous articleThe Latest: Mexico’s president has negative antigen testNext articleHellebuyck earns milestone win; Winnipeg beats Calgary 4-1 Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more