Over 140 killed in ethnic unrest in China

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  1. AlphaOmegaBlurr

    AlphaOmegaBlurr Many paths to choose.

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  2. AlphaOmegaBlurr

    AlphaOmegaBlurr Many paths to choose.

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    Come on, no love for China? Or a innocent kid's family?
     
  3. Dremare

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    Holy crap! I'm part Chinese, so this really bothers me!
     
  4. AlphaOmegaBlurr

    AlphaOmegaBlurr Many paths to choose.

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    Why of all places, China?
     
  5. Dremare

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    I don't know, ask them!

    It's so depressing, since China already has a lot of problems with their economy, and not a lot of people try to make things better.
     
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    Wow. I wonder what started it? That's awful.
     
  7. mentat_emre

    mentat_emre Well-Known Member

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    Unrest started in uyghur-turkish community. News say Chinese goverment had a long asimilation doctrine against these part of the country. But, how it started to serious civil unrest, i don't know, probably we will never know.
     
  8. Grimlocks Pretender Shell

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    Turkic not Turkish, theres a difference.

    But the Chinese government has had it out for some of the lesser Chinese Ethnicities for a long while.
     
  9. Hiraga

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    I don't care about their ethnicity. The fact over 140 people killed is bad enough.
     
  10. lars573

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    They've encouraged Han to move there. Just like in Tibet and Inner Mongolia.
     
  11. AlphaOmegaBlurr

    AlphaOmegaBlurr Many paths to choose.

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    And it looks like coexisting is slim. I hope my relatives are alright...
     
  12. mentat_emre

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    In Turkish language there are no different words for it. But you are right, they are Turkic. Anyway i hope things will calm down without further violence.
     
  13. Grimlocks Pretender Shell

    Grimlocks Pretender Shell mmmm...energon

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    Hey didn't see you were Turkish..

    Nastalisin?


    (my Turkish is terrible)
     
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    I'm very sorry to hear about that. I hope your family wasn't involved. :( 

    I swear, the way it's looking, this world will never have peace.
     

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