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Uighur imam who supported Chinese Communist Party is stabbed to death
Uighur imam who supported Chinese Communist Party is stabbed to death

A 74-year-old imam who had angered many Muslims because of his support for the Chinese Communist Party was stabbed to death outside the main mosque in Kasghar on Wednesday, according to multiple sources. The killing of Juma Tahir, who served as a deputy of the National People’s Congress, came amid an alarming surge in violence during the festival that ends the holy month of Ramadan. Earlier this week, Chinese police shot and killed “dozens of Uighurs” who state media said had attacked government facilities with knives and axes in Yarkand, also known as Shache, 120 miles south of Kashgar in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. Tahir was killed about 6.30 a.m. Wednesday...

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