An ‘Orwellian nightmare’ in Xinjiang – how China concocted an Islamic terror threat of its own

//An ‘Orwellian nightmare’ in Xinjiang – how China concocted an Islamic terror threat of its own

An ‘Orwellian nightmare’ in Xinjiang – how China concocted an Islamic terror threat of its own

China’s Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State, by Nick Holdstock, I.B. Tauris, 4 stars When the Chinese government declared itself a “victim of international terrorism” a month after the September 11, 2001, attacks in the United States, it should have come as no surprise, according to veteran author and journalist Nick Holdstock. “At first glance they had all the key ingredients necessary to make such a claim: a string of violent incidents linked to a Muslim ethnic group…

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