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European Parliament Honors Jailed Uyghur Activist


European Parliament Honors Jailed Uyghur Activist
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The daughter of this year's Sakharov human rights prize winner has made a passionate call for action against China, as she accepted the award on behalf of Ilham Tohti, an advocate for the rights of the Uyghur community who has been jailed by Beijing. Jewher Ilham said, "This is not about fighting China. This is about protecting human rights," during the award ceremony in Strasbourg on December 18.

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