Nuisance Value: Uyghur activism in Germany and Beijing–Berlin relations

  title={Nuisance Value: Uyghur activism in Germany and Beijing–Berlin relations},
  author={Yitzhak Shichor},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary China},
  pages={612 - 629}
  • Yitzhak Shichor
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Contemporary China
  • While a small number of Uyghur communities had begun to settle in Germany already in the 1950s and 1960s, since the 1990s they have chosen Munich as their center of national and political activism in Europe and worldwide. By that time the Chinese had begun to apply pressure on the German government to restrict Uyghur activities and to monitor and intimidate them and their German supporters, also by using spies and collaborators. As a democratic country Germany rejected the Chinese demands… CONTINUE READING
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