The Chinese flag flies over a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang. Photo: AFP The Chinese flag flies over a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
The Chinese flag flies over a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
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Why Indonesia’s muted response to China’s Xinjiang Uyghur internment camps is in stark contrast to anger over Rohingya crisis

  • A new report by the Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict says some Indonesians and Islamic groups see the reports of religious persecution as Western propaganda aimed at denigrating China
  • The government of President Joko Widodo is also worried that taking a more vocal stance would embolden the country’s influential Islamic right

Topic |   Xinjiang
The Chinese flag flies over a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang. Photo: AFP The Chinese flag flies over a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
The Chinese flag flies over a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
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