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Uyghur intellectual Ilham Tohti nominated for human rights award

Uyghur intellectual Ilham Tohti was nominated as a finalist for the Martin Ennals Award 2016 on Wednesday. The award is given to those who have defended human rights with courage in the face of personal risk. Tohti is a public intellectual who is also an economist and writer. He has been outspoken against China’s policies towards Uyghurs in […]