What can end China’s crackdown on Uighur Muslims? | Inside Story – Al Jazeera English

What can end China’s crackdown on Uighur Muslims? | Inside Story  Al Jazeera EnglishChina Threatens Retaliation Over Proposed U.S. Sanctions  The Wall Street…

U.S. politicians are sending one of their strongest ever warnings to China over the crackdown on Uighur people.
More than a million of the Muslim ethnic minority have been imprisoned in what leaders describe as ‘vocational training’ camps.
The government says inmates are there voluntarily to renounce so-called extremist thoughts.
However, rights groups label the ‘re-education camps’ in Xinjiang Province as prisons, saying they’re part of a systematic campaign to strip the Muslims of their identity and culture.
China is condemning a U.S. bill demanding the closure of the camps, and sanctions against Communist party leaders.
Will this measure change anything for the Uighurs?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra

Guests:

Max OIdtmann – Professor of modern Chinese history at Georgetown University in Qatar

Olsi Jazexhi – Lecturer at the University of Durres in Albania who has visited Uighar camps in Xinjiang

Andy Mok – Senior Research Fellow at the Center for China and Globalization

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