Child Separation & Prison Camps: China’s Campaign against Uyghur Muslims Is “Cultural Genocide”
- Adrian Zenz – independent researcher and expert on China’s minority policies in Xinjiang and Tibet.
- Rushan Abbas – Uyghur-American activist, founder and director of Campaign for Uyghurs.
26 Jul 2019 – Chinese authorities have been accused of systematically separating Muslim children from their families in the far western region of Xinjiang. According to a new report commissioned by the BBC, China is rushing to build boarding schools where children, mostly from the Uyghur community, are deliberately removed from their families, as well as their language and culture. This comes as an estimated 1 million adults from the Uyghur community are being imprisoned in camps that China claims are “vocational training centers” designed to combat extremism. We speak with independent researcher Adrian Zenz, who did the research for the BBC report, and Uyghur-American activist Rushan Abbas, founder and director of Campaign for Uyghurs.
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