In this episode, Dr. Darren Byler joins us to discuss China’s policies in Xinjiang and policy options for the international community. Dr. Byler analyzes the portrayal of Uyghur and Kazakh ethnic minorities in Xinjiang in comparison to other minorities in China and in relation to the Han majority. He describes how Chinese policymakers have shifted the discourse on policies towards Uyghur Muslims from concerns of “separatism” to concerns of “terrorism,” and evaluates the appropriateness of these terms to the Uyghur and Kazakh populations in Xinjiang. Finally, Dr. Byler discusses the camps in Xinjiang and the responses from the international community towards the camps, and offers suggestions for international policymakers moving forward.
In this episode, we discuss with Sophie Richardson the future of NGOs in China in light of the new Overseas NGO Law.
This episode explores the different aspects of gender inequality facing women in China and the origins, challenges and consequences of this economically-fueled dynamic for women in China with award-winning journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher.