Political Persecution of Uyghurs in the Era of the “War on Terror”

World Uyghur Congress16 October 2007

Political Persecution of Uyghurs in the Era of the “War on Terror”

Over the past six years, PRC officials have maneuvered to use the concept of “terrorism” as a justification for their repressive treatment of Uyghurs in East Turkestan1 (also known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region or XUAR) and to intimidate Uyghurs who have fled China.

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Uyghur Language Under Attack: The Myth of “Bilingual” Education in the People’s

World Uyghur Congress, 24 July 2007

Uyghur language is under attack in East Turkestan (also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region or XUAR). In the past decade, and with increasing intensity since 2002, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has pursued assimilationist policies aimed at removing Uyghur as a language of instruction in East Turkestan.

The report can be read in full here.

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