People protest at a Uygur rally in front of the US Mission to the United Nations, to encourage the State Department to fight for the freedom of China’s majority-Muslim Uygur population. Photo: AFP

These Uygurs fled to Australia to escape persecution but China’s crackdown followed them

  • Beijing has conducted a sweeping campaign to suppress Uygur identity and restrict the practice of Islam
  • As many as 1 million Uygurs and members of other minority groups are being held without charges in brutal internment camps
Topic |   Xinjiang

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People protest at a Uygur rally in front of the US Mission to the United Nations, to encourage the State Department to fight for the freedom of China’s majority-Muslim Uygur population. Photo: AFP
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