Sep 28, 2020
In addition to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has forced the world to acknowledge a number of other harsh realities, including racial discrimination and injustice, climate change, and various humanitarian crises in a variety countries, including the U.S. In the Xinjiang region of China, hundreds of thousands of Uyghur children are being separated from their families, not unlike the way Hispanic and Latinx children are being separated from their parents at the U.S. border. World governments are becoming more widely aware of China’s detainment of Uyghur people in Xinjiang. What doesn’t seem to be as widely known to the general public is how long these internment camps have actually been around and how long the general tension between China and Xinjiang has gone on.
2020 - Fall - Issue 4