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The Uyghurs of China: A Cultural Genocide

How we are implicated and how we can stop it

Uyghur community in Australia. Photo: Tracy Nearmy via Australian Associated Press

Since 2017 the Uyghur people — the largest ethnic group of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of northwest China — have been systematically detained in secret concentration camps, tortured, forced to work against their will, and coercively re-educated by the Chinese state in order to erase their Muslim identities and distinctive cultural heritage…



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Rebecca Ruth Gould

Poetry, politics, author’s rights, the Caucasus, Iran, Palestine. Writer. Educator. Support my work ☕