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Uighur Bloodbath Sparked by Fired Han Chinese Worker
Donga Ilbo ^ | 07/07/09

Posted on 07/07/2009 3:24:19 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

`Uighur Bloodbath Sparked by Fired Han Chinese Worker`

JULY 07, 2009 08:22

The bloody clashes in China’s far western Xinjiang province were sparked by a rumor that intensified the long-standing tension between Han Chinese and Muslim Uyghurs, the British daily The Times said yesterday.

The Times said Early Light toy factory in Shaoguan, Guangdong province, hired 800 Uyghurs in May and last month. A fired Han Chinese man held a grudge against Uyghurs on the belief that he was laid off due to newly hired Uyghurs.

The man uploaded June 16 an online post that said, "Six Uyghur workers raped two innocent Han Chinese girls at the toy factory." As the rumor spread like wildfire, the tension between the two ethnic groups ran high.

Nine days later, hundreds of Han Chinese headed to a dormitory and beat Uyghurs staying there through early June 26, killing two and injuring 118.

Chinese police concluded that the rumor was groundless and arrested the rumor starter June 28, but it was too late. The news that Uyghurs were beaten to death by Han Chinese prompted the Muslim minority to demand independence from China.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; chinesemuslims; guandong; riot; rumor; uighur; uyghurs

1 posted on 07/07/2009 3:24:19 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster; maui_hawaii; Jeff Head; Tainan; hedgetrimmer; Unam Sanctam; taxesareforever; ...

Ping!


2 posted on 07/07/2009 3:24:48 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (LUV DIC -- L,U,V-shaped recession, Depression, Inflation, Collapse)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Sounds like “tense” is an understatement.


3 posted on 07/07/2009 3:25:25 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Am posting these video links again so that folks can get a sense of how serious this is:

Urumqi Riots - July 5th 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upliUiOWQlc

Riots in Urumqi, July 5, 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-EVRZEUyCM

Uighur Riots in Urumqi, July 5 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvIIXuIcGj8


4 posted on 07/07/2009 3:36:09 AM PDT by angkor
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Strange the media is ignoring the racial overtones of this. The peoples of this region are primarily a mixed race of original whites (probably Persian), Turks and Asiatic peoples. That’s why you get children born there with red hair and blue eyes occasionally.

The Han Chinese want a Han China. For years they even denied that the burial mounds of ancient days in the western portions of China were not constructed by Chinese but finally had to grudgingly admit it when the munnies were shown to have red hair and were generally over six feet tall and the paintings depicted tall, red headed people.

The Chinese pay Han Chinese males to move there and try to marry non-Han peoples there and in Tibet to racially exterminate the original peoples. Again, it is strange how the American media ignores this.


5 posted on 07/07/2009 3:44:38 AM PDT by Bushwacker777
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Always a pleasure to see the chi-coms having trouble keeping them down on the farm.


6 posted on 07/07/2009 3:50:41 AM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: angkor
The Times said Early Light toy factory in Shaoguan, Guangdong province

Confusing because that's 2,000 miles away from Urumqi.

7 posted on 07/07/2009 4:44:26 AM PDT by rvoitier
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To: Bushwacker777

In Tibet, the governemnt encourages entire families to move to marginalize the population. My cousin and her husband (from Shanghai) informed me last night at dinner the government has treated ethnic minorities pretty badly despite all the “happy propaganda about one united country” since the founding of the PRC. Although Tibetans are highlighted because of support from celebrities, the minorities in the west of China are treated much worse. It should be no surprise why they were getting terrorist training.

No wonder the Uighurs in Gitmo thought that place was pretty nice. Compared to treatment by the Communists, their treatment at the hands of the Americans was downright royal.

My friends at MARSOC (Special Operations Command, US Marine Forces) have found tribal loyalty more important in Afghanistan than almost everything including religion since many tribes have a looser intrepretation of the Koran than in Iraq; a tradition of weak central government, illiteracy and ignorance probably help.


8 posted on 07/07/2009 4:50:24 AM PDT by 12Gauge687 (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice)
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To: 12Gauge687

If it’s a question of morally supporting the PRC or the Uighurs, I’ll take “neither”, thank you.

From what I have read, the Uighurs are mainly Sunni Muslims.

And Sunni Muslims murdered 3,000 innocent Americans in NYC on 9/11/2001.

Therefore I can’t have any sympathy for the Uighurs.

By the way, what little I have seen about the Uighurs is from the famous NHK documentary the Silk Road, shot in Western China in 1980.

They did not look very repressed. Nor very pleasant.


9 posted on 07/07/2009 5:18:51 AM PDT by angkor
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To: 12Gauge687
In Tibet, the governemnt encourages entire families to move to marginalize the population.

Our welfare policies do the same thing. Look at illegal immigrant clusters far from the southwest, or Somalian enclaves in Maine or Minnesota.

10 posted on 07/07/2009 5:35:02 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: rvoitier

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11 posted on 07/07/2009 6:53:08 AM PDT by rvoitier (“The law allows what honor forbids.”--C. C. Colton)
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To: 12Gauge687

As I stated earlier the Uighurs are a mix breed of Asiatic and white and have no blood connection to the Han Chinese. The problem they have, along with the Tibetans, is that the Chinese have a huge army and the west will do nothing to upset the Chinese due to economics. Right now China owns the you-know-what of the American anatomy. Soon they will own it all, literally or figuratively.

I actually envy the people of Afghanistan and óther regions of the world where family loyalty comes first. That’s why the Amercian “culture” has been engineered to break family and ethnic loyalty (unless it serves the interest of the ruling elite). The only way the New World Order stands a chance is for the loyalty to family and religion to be destroyed.


12 posted on 07/07/2009 7:31:53 AM PDT by Bushwacker777
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To: 12Gauge687

I hope the Chinese eliminate their terrorist problem of Islamic Uyghurs. They have not been treated badly at all. The Chinese have bent over backward to give them much more than the Chinese themselves have.

So we released these scum - so what? IN a world not gone mad they would have been executed after they gave up information to our security. Not released to guam and Bermuda at the behest of the Turk Muslims.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/weblogs/TWSFP/2009/06/uighurs_released_to_bermuda_al_1.asp


13 posted on 07/07/2009 9:35:21 AM PDT by eleni121 (The New Byzantium - resurrect it!)
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To: Bushwacker777

“The Han Chinese want a Han China.”

http://bestof.provocateuse.com/images/photos/russell_wong_99.jpg

http://www.jesuslist.com/blog/images/jet-li.jpeg

I have no problem with that. :)


14 posted on 07/10/2009 8:20:40 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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