China and the Uighur People

Gulbahar Haitiwaji. Credit: Emmanuelle Marchadour.
The wall alongside one of the factories in China where Uighur people work and live in dorms. Credit: Anna Fifield/The Washington Post, via Getty Images.
A Chinese police officer standing near what is officially called a ‘vocational education centre’ in Yining, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, September 4, 2018 Credit: Thomas Peter/Reuters.
A protester at a demonstration in Istanbul by supporters of China’s Uighur minority. China’s persecution of Uighur people in Xinjiang has escalated in recent years. Credit: Ozan Köse/AFP/Getty Images.
An ethnic Uighur demonstrator wears a mask as she attends a protest against China in front of the Chinese Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Credit: Huseyin Aldemir/Reuters.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store



We are the KCL division of Student Action for Refugees! We campaign for refugee rights and promote integration of refugees and asylum seekers into society.