Why Scholars and Activists Increasingly Fear a Uyghur Genocide in Xinjiang

  title={Why Scholars and Activists Increasingly Fear a Uyghur Genocide in Xinjiang},
  author={Joanne Smith Finley},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  pages={348 - 370}
ABSTRACT For the past four years, the region of Xinjiang in Northwest China has witnessed the largest forced incarceration of an ethno-religious minority anywhere in the world since the Second World War: upwards of one million Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims have been forced into internment camps for “re-education” and “thought transformation,” or into high-security prisons, or situations of forced labour. Recently, this situation came to the wider attention of the world when the word… 

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