Chinese Government Arresting Uyghur Cultural Figures

January 3rd, 2019

The Chinese nation’s persecution of its Uyghur peoples has led to a number of artists being imprisoned.  “So many have been taken away,” says Tahir Hamut, a Uyghur poet and film-maker who escaped to the US. “Most of the more famous cultural figures have all been arrested. Their families won’t say for certain, because their families are afraid.”

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