Type: Public event

The Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang

Conference hosted by the Weiser Diplomacy Center

Speaker

The Detention of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, China

Date & Time

Apr 18, 2019, 5:00-7:00 pm EDT

Location

Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall
735 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Over the past five years, a growing number of Xinjiang Uighurs have been sent to re-education camps by the Chinese government, most without trials or release dates.  Estimates have reached as high as one million detainees.   The Chinese government has framed these camps as schools that attack terrorist beliefs and give Uighurs the work and life skills necessary to thrive in a modern economy.  It has received very little pressure or public condemnation from its Central Asian neighbors, from Muslim countries, or from its trading partners in the developed world.  This human rights crisis raise

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