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China’s plans for Xinjiang, and what it means for the region’s persecuted Uyghurs – podcast

Gemma Ware, The Conversation and Daniel Merino, The Conversation When the Beijing Winter Olympics open on February 4, diplomats from a number of countries, including the US, UK, Canada and Australia, will not be there to watch. Their diplomatic boycott hinges on concerns about human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. In this episode of The Conversation Weekly, …

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