In the Uyghur Region
Navigating Xinjiang’s security checkpoints by Darren Byler speaks of one researcher’s recent experiences with the many security checkpoints. The last paragraph gave me chills.
A bit worrying — Erik Prince has set up a private security training school in East Turkistan, which will presumably help oppress Uyghur people: Washington Post
More on hacking by the Chinese government: ars technica
On state-controlled media, propaganda and mind control: RFA
A paper on agricultural policies: Future Directions
China on bioethics: Foreign Policy
A summary of how China is “afraid of its ethnic minorities”: Axios
May 3rd was World Press Freedom Day: WUC
Outside of Politics
A summary of modern Uyghur history by Rian Thum: Oxford Research Encyclopedias
On Old Uyghur history and how they withstood drought through trade: The Atlantic
The BizUyghurlar blog, which started out in Russian, now has an English section! They have a lot of interesting articles on Uyghurs, Uyghur culture and history, as well as current events and op-eds by readers.
Uyghur culture was celebrated in Sydney, Australia at the SSI community kitchen: Facebook