Uyghur culture under threat in camps

Oct 19, 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust’s Chief Executive Olivia Marks-Woldman raised concerns about attempts to eradicate Uyghur culture and identity in Chinese re-education camps. 

Speaking at an All-Party Parliamentary Group panel on Monday, she described the treatment of Uyghurs - a Muslim minority in north-western Xinjiang province - as a threat to civilisation. 

China is believed to have detained more than a million Uyghur people in prison camps across Xinjiang since 2017, but the Chinese government has denied any wrongdoing. 

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