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10-08-05, 20:54
Legal Affairs

Uighurs Pose Challenge in Guantanamo

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All Things Considered, August 10, 2005 · Among the detainees being held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are Uighurs, Turkic Muslims from northwest China. But the Bush administration is reluctant to return to China those who have already been declared non-enemy combatants, citing China's oppression of the Uighur minority and fears that they would be persecuted were they to return to China. Michele Norris talks with Ellen Bork, deputy director of the Project for the New American Century.

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