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20 jailed for plotting terror attacks in Xinjiang

By Li Qian (Shanghai Daily)

13:30, August 02, 2012

TWENTY people from five terrorist groups who spread separatism via Internet and plotted violent attacks in an attempt to split northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region from China have been put into jail.

They were sentenced to imprisonment ranging from 18 months to 15 years for crimes of organizing terrorist activities and inciting violence, People's Daily reported today on its website.

The forces published books and videos containing violence to incite ethnic hatred and provoke a so-called "holy war" against the nation.

Among these radicals, four people illegally made bombs and trained others to prepare for the terrorist attack under the name of "protecting them from Han nationalities," the report said.

Ten convicts have appealed to the court ruling, but a higher court upheld the verdict on July 13.

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