Uighur Refugees: Will I See My Family Again?
As many as 1.5 million Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained in “re-education” camps in China. Nur’iman Abdureshid and Ferkat Jawdat escaped to the U.S. but both currently have family members in the camps. In the camps, Uighurs and other Muslims are forced to learn Mandarin, renounce their faith, and pledge loyalty to the Chinese government. The Chinese government maintains it’s part of an effort to combat terrorism in the region.
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