Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) Launches Telegram Channel

January 13, 2016

On November 24, 2015, the Syrian branch of the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP), an Al-Qaeda affiliate consisting mainly of Uyghur fighters, launched a channel on the encrypted messaging app Telegram. At the time of this writing the channel has 352 members. Official photos and videos, as well as promotions for new productions, are circulated on the channel. The channel is named after TIP’s media wing “Sawt Al-Islam.”

Promotion of forthcoming video titled “Seeking Martyrdom”

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