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Jailed Uyghur scholar Rahile Dawut to receive ‘Courage to Think’ award

Dawut, an Associate Professor in the Human Science Institute of Xinjiang University and founder of the university’s Minorities Folklore Research Center, disappeared in December 2017 shortly after telling friends she was planning to travel from Urumqi, regional capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) to Beijing. (Report in Radio Free Asia)