Episode 56: The road to Uyghur repression in China

China has been cracking down hard on Uyghur and other Muslim groups in its far northwestern region of Xinjiang. But what’s the real history of the Uyghur people?

How do they view themselves culturally and politically alongside the dominant Han Chinese nation? China watchers Dr. David Brophy and Dr. Lewis Mayo join host Ali Moore to discuss the long and evolving relations between the Uyghurs and Chinese authorities. An Asia Institute podcast.


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