First of all, it’s appropriate to point out that, unlike any of the people who voted on the topic, I’ve actually been to Xinjiang, I’ve travelled extensively and seen no evidence whatsoever of anything approaching a genocide — there are high security, barbed wire fences and walls in places that we don’t see in other parts of China and, for sure there is a high degree of surveillance. But all those things apply just as much (in fact, slightly more so) to me, a foreigner, as they do to the local people, be they Han Chinese, Uyghur, Kazakh, Tajik, Hui…

Jerry Grey

I’m British born Australian citizen. I live in Guangdong and have an MA in Cross Cultural Change Management. I write about China experiences on and off my bike

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