Are the Uyghurs Safe in Turkey?

Uyghurs demonstrate in Istanbul on Feb 11, 2021

By Nicholas Muller
Feb 13, 2021

Names in this story have been changed to protect people in this article from retribution. 

At a popular Uyghur restaurant in Istanbul’s bustling Zeytinburnu district, Kerim, a young man from Urumqi, serves customers generous plates of shish kebabs, laghman noodles, and pilaf rice. He points to a sign in the window of the traditional noodle house which says in Chinese, English, and Turkish: “Chinese do not enter.” The shopkeepers put up the sign after numerous unknown people repeatedly came in to watch them, take photos of them, and intimidate them. 

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