32 jailed for terror audio, video in China

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Beijing, July 11: Courts in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have given 32 people jail terms ranging from four years to life imprisonment for spreading terror-related audio and video recordings and organising terrorist groups.

The courts in seven cities and prefectures of Xinjiang, including Urumqi, Aksu, Kizilsu Kirgiz, Ili, Hotan, Turpan and Bortala, handed down the verdicts for 11 terror audio and video cases Thursday.

Three of the convicted were sentenced to life in jail and the rest 29 were sentenced to four to 15 years in prison, Xinhua reported citing a press release of the regional publicity department issued Friday.

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