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CLP: Repression in Xinjiang: China’s Crackdown on Islam

November 4, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Kate Kaup, James B Duke Professor of Asian Studies and Politics and International Affairs, will discuss the Chinese government’s internment of an estimated 1-3 million Uighurs, a Turkic Muslim group living in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in northwest China. Kaup discusses the origin and escalation of ethnic tensions, possible solutions to the crisis, and the international response to how tensions in Hong Kong and in US-China relations may impact prospects for improving human rights in Xinjiang. Free and open to the public.

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November 4, 2019
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Trone Student Center, Burgiss Theater