Within some ethnic minority groups in China there is a divide between those who are educated in Mandarin and those who stay with their own language. Illustration: Henry Wong
Within some ethnic minority groups in China there is a divide between those who are educated in Mandarin and those who stay with their own language. Illustration: Henry Wong
Xinjiang

Xinjiang’s ‘fourteenth ethnicity’ leave family language and culture for China’s opportunities

  • Two men educated under the min kao han system tell of the benefits and pitfalls of being schooled in Mandarin rather than their Uygur and Kazakh languages
  • Both say they are aware of systemic discrimination and re-education camps described by Beijing as anti-terrorism measures

Knowledge |   Xinjiang
Within some ethnic minority groups in China there is a divide between those who are educated in Mandarin and those who stay with their own language. Illustration: Henry Wong
Within some ethnic minority groups in China there is a divide between those who are educated in Mandarin and those who stay with their own language. Illustration: Henry Wong
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