Surviving the Crackdown in Xinjiang

The New Yorker’s Raffi Khatchadourian reports on the experience of Anar Sabit in Chinese “reeducation” and detention centers. In recent years the Chinese government has systematically detained millions of Uyghurs and Kazakhs, two ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region. Sabit, who is Kazakh, says she was subject to constant emotional and physical abuse for nearly two years until she escaped the country. For many other prisoners, the horror continues. Khatchadourian writes, “Not since the Holocaust had a country’s minority population been so systematically detained.”

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