Illustration: Kakuen LauIllustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau

‘Psychological torture’: Uygurs abroad face mental health crisis over plight of relatives who remain in Xinjiang

  • Activists say that even if Beijing’s crackdown can’t be stopped, steps can be taken to address the ‘secondary trauma’ of those who have fled
  • Despite their struggles, some people don’t speak out and seek mental health counselling because of stigma and societal norms

Topic |   Chinese overseas
Illustration: Kakuen LauIllustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau
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