‘Ludicrous’ China Musical Depicting Harmony in Xinjiang Shows Need For Probe of Abuse Reports: Experts

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April 8, 2021

A new musical film by China’s government that portrays life as harmonious and blissful in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) illustrates the need to allow independent monitors into the region to investigate reports of an ongoing genocide there, experts said.

Last week, a musical called “The Wings of Song” opened in Chinese cinemas, telling the story of three young men—a Uyghur, Kazakh, and Han Chinese—who together draw inspiration from life in the XUAR to write a song that will propel them to fame throughout the nation.

Read the full article: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/musical-04082021184438.html

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