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Ahmed Bozoglan (L), a member of China's Uighur minority, walks for his appearance at the North Jakarta District Court on terrorism charges in Jakarta, on July 29, 2015

Indonesia jails Uighur over attempt to join militants

AFP News An Indonesian court Wednesday jailed a Chinese Uighur for six years after he was caught trying to join an Islamic extremist group led by the country's most wanted militant. Ahmed Bozoglan was arrested last September on the rugged central island of Sulawesi as he and three other members of the mostly Muslim ethnic minority attempted to meet militant Santoso, leader of a group known as the…