‘I was born into this struggle’ – Uyghur dissident’s father was jailed for 9 years

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May 1, 2022

Born in Ghulja, East Turkestan, into a family “prosecuted” by the Chinese government, Uyghur activist Omer Kanat has spent most of his life travelling the world to share the plight of his people left behind.

To others outside of the Uyghur diaspora, East Turkestan is known as China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, where the government has been accused of committing crimes against humanity and genocide against the Muslim-minority ethnic group… 

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