‘Thoroughly reforming them towards a healthy heart attitude’: China’s political re-education campaign in Xinjiang

@article{Zenz2019ThoroughlyRT,
  title={‘Thoroughly reforming them towards a healthy heart attitude’: China’s political re-education campaign in Xinjiang},
  author={Adrian Zenz},
  journal={Central Asian Survey},
  year={2019},
  volume={38},
  pages={102 - 128}
}
  • A. Zenz
  • Published 2019
  • Sociology
  • Central Asian Survey
ABSTRACT Since spring 2017, the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China has witnessed the emergence of an unprecedented re-education campaign. According to media and informant reports, untold thousands of Uyghurs and other Muslims have been and are being detained in clandestine political re-education facilities, with major implications for society, local economies and ethnic relations. Considering that the Chinese state is currently denying the very existence of these facilities, this paper… Expand
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