Turkey has ethnic and historical relations with Uyghurs, and yet it actively helps the Chinese government in their genocide. It uses Uyghur refugees and their families as canon fodder in Syria and then deports them to China for “deradicalisation”
Right up until 9/11, China officially maintained that there were no extremist activities in East Turkistan. However, when the US declared its ‘war on terror’, China found an excuse to crush the dissent.
Today on 6th July 2021, as the Dalai Lama turns 86 years old on the heels of the CCP’s 100th anniversary, I am tempted to do a classic comparison of these two vastly different brands – the CCP and HH the Dalai Lama.
“One Child Nation” has been reviewed enough; most reviews I read appreciate the candidness, and the rather matter-of-fact depiction of the various (if not all) facets of the one-child policy. Yet, the more I read them, the more it seems that like me, they too are struggling to comprehend yet another thing characterising the China we think we know.