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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