Apple has seemingly bowed to Chinese government pressure, removing iPhone apps relating to the Dalai Lama and Rebiya Kadeer, the latter an exiled leader of China’s Uighur minority group, from sale through the Chinese version of the App Store.

“We continue to comply with local laws,” Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller told IDG News Service when asked about the missing apps. “Not all apps are available in every country.”

A selection of Apps relating to both men are available in most countries

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