Uighurs Use Videos to Draw Attention to Missing Family Members

By Eva Dou and Philip Wen
Updated Aug. 22, 2019 11:39 am ET

BEIJING—TikTok has become one of China’s most globally successful mobile apps by embracing silly, comedic short video clips.

Now, Uighur Muslims from China’s northwestern Xinjiang region are using a domestic version of the app to post haunting videos that appear to memorialize missing family members and draw attention to Beijing’s mass-internment campaign.

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