East Turkistan Islamic Movement

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Noun1.East Turkistan Islamic Movement - a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Sinkiang, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
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Those terrorists such as East Turkistan Islamic Movement have already been identified by UN and many countries as international terrorist organization," he said.
China values the efforts of Pakistan Army in fighting against all terrorists groups including East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM).
The US military, responding to Beijing's concern, recently expanded its air war, striking targets in northeast Afghanistan affiliated with the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other Uighur militants.
A key aim of Beijing is to develop its remote northwestern regions, particularly the Muslim-dominated Xinjiang so that the separatist movement among the Uyghur Muslims and the armed struggle by their group East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) could be scotched.
Ayaz said, 'Most of our respective countries have faced the maximum brunt either through the Al-Qaida, the Taliban, the East Turkistan Islamic Movement and now the eminent threat of the DAAISH.'
East Turkistan Islamic Movement was one of the groups that formed the East Turkistan Separatist Organization.
He said the Chinese government opposes all forms of terrorism and is determined to combat any violent terrorist activity, including the East Turkistan Islamic Movement.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A senior representative of the Uighur diaspora community said Uighurs have been dismayed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an's remarks during his visit to China last week in which he described the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as a terrorist organization.
The East Turkistan Islamic Movement in Pakistan (ETIM), AKA the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP), Turkistan Islamic Movement (TIM),
(35) The TIP claims to be the successor organization to the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) which had been led by Hasan Mahsum, an Uighur militant who had trained in Afghanistan and Pakistan and was part of the Baren Riots.
It is believed that, terrorists of East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan(IMU) are also centered here and further carry out their terrorist acts in various parts of Pakistan and elsewhere from NWA.

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