Chinese authorities denied food for 10 days to Uyghur intellectual Ilham Tohti who is awaiting trial after the government slapped separatism charges against him, his lawyer Wang Yu said on Friday.
Two policemen and nine suspected Islamist militants were killed in a clash when rebels attacked a police station in the Uyghur-majority Xinjiang province of northwest China on Saturday.
Amid speculations of the death of noted Uyghur writer Nurmemet Yasin, the Uyghur community living in the US asked China to release the details of his condition.
Day in Pics: 30th October
Showbiz World - October 30, 2014
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