China’s system of oppression in Xinjiang: How it developed and how to curb it

Executive Summary Chinese Communist Party (CCP) policies towards Xinjiang have increased colonial development, further eroded Uyghur autonomy through force and ethnic assimilationism, and co-opted the “Global War on Terror” framing to portray all Uyghur resistance as “terrorism.” Since 2016, an intensified regime of technologically-driven mass surveillance, internment, indoctrination, family separation, birth suppression, and forced labor … Continue reading China’s system of oppression in Xinjiang: How it developed and how to curb it