CONGRESSIONAL-EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON CHINA 2008 Report


CONGRESSIONAL-EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON CHINA 2008 Report

Author Name: 
CONGRESSIONAL-EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON CHINA
Publisher: 
U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
Publish Year: 
2008
Total page: 
295
Summary: 

Human rights abuses in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) remain severe, and repression increased in the past
year. As detailed by the Commission in past Annual Reports,1 the government uses anti-terrorism campaigns as a pretext for enforcing repressive security measures and for controlling expressions of religious and ethnic identity, especially among the ethnic Uyghur population, within which it alleges the presence of separatist activity
 

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