Being Muslim In China - The Plight Of The Uighurs

Season 5 | Episode 9

Imagine being imprisoned for praying. Imagine being unable to communicate with your family. For the Uighurs in Eastern China, this is a reality. Every part of their identity as Muslims is being systematically erased: their mosques, their language, their culture. On our last episode of the season, we cover the humanitarian crisis unfolding in China.


Researcher Anna Von Spakovsky interviewed a Uighur-American student; our interviewee provided key insight to understanding the crisis as the situation is far from clear and transparent.

Host: Balthazar Merrin
Researcher: Anna Von Spakovsky
Producer: Andy Carluccio

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