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Uighur women defy Chinese police

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Hundreds of Muslim Uighur women protest at the arrest of their men-folk in the riot-torn city of Urumqi but large groups of Han Chinese men stage a counter-protest, as the unrest in China's Xinjiang region continues.

The violence began on Sunday and has left 156 people dead.

Quentin Sommerville reports from Urumqi.

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