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Restive Chinese city to be under full surveillance

China is putting a western city where deadly ethnic violence broke out in 2009 under full surveillance, including ensuring "seamless" coverage of sensitive areas of the city with tens of thousands of cameras, state media reported Tuesday.Full story

China hands Uighur teen suspended death sentence

A 19-year-old Uighur woman has been handed a suspended death sentence on charges of taking part in deadly ethnic riots in western China in 2009 — the second woman to receive the death penalty for the unrest, a news report said. Full story

Report: Laos deports Uighurs back to China

A media report says Laos has deported seven Uighurs who fled China after ethnic riots last year, raising concerns over the treatment of Uighurs forcibly returned to face prosecution by the Chinese government. Full story

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