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In LA, Muslims from China watch as homeland crackdown escalates

Uighur Muslims praying at Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, XInjiang, the largest mosque in China.
Uighur Muslims praying at Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, XInjiang, the largest mosque in China.
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Human rights groups are sounding alarms over reports of China's mass detention of about 1 million ethnic minority members in Xinjiang, most of them Muslim Uighurs.

That global attention has been a long time coming for Uighur expatriates in Los Angeles, who've watched from afar as the crackdown on their culture that began after 2016 intensified in recent months.

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