The intensification of China’s repression in Xinjiang is not a strategic counter-terrorism response but is an exercise of Xi Jinping’s assimilationist plans for the region’s Turkic Muslim ethnic minorities, writes Dr Pablo A. Rodríguez-Merino. | Part 2
Dr Pablo A. Rodríguez-Merino argues that by rewriting the state’s conflict with Uyghurs as a matter of terrorism, China has profited from a changing international security environment that legitimised the use of exceptional security practices. | Part 1
Sarah Mellors Rodriguez examines why the natural growth rate of Xinjiang’s Uyghur population has declined precipitously since 2018.
Professor Rachel Harris discusses her new book on the religious revival which spread through Uyghur communities in Xinjiang in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
An interview with Professor Rachel Harris about state repression of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
Professor Rachel Harris discusses the current plight of Xinjiang’s Uyghur population.