Viral Tweet Sparks London Protest Against China's Abuse of Uyghur Muslims

By Bex Wade
September 14, 2020, 5:29am

Around 80 or so demonstrators protested the persecution of Uyghur Muslims outside the Chinese embassy in Marylebone, London on Friday, spurred on by a viral tweet from a recent graduate.

Sade Sawyers says she was moved to organise the impromptu protest after seeing a video about the million or so Uyghurs who are imprisoned in concentration camps in Xinjiang, China. Her call to arms post eventually gained over 30,000 retweets. 

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