Faith leaders urge action to stop Uyghur ‘genocide’: commentators

Forty faith leaders from across the world have signed an open statement calling on the international community to take action over the ‘potential genocide’ of the Uyghurs at the hands of the Chinese government. Full story here. The RMC recently held a zoom briefing on this. Here are some suggested commentators:

James Palmer, deputy editor at Foreign Policy, based in Washington DC. prolific writer on China and has followed the Uyghur story for many years

Dr Rian Thum, department of history, University of Nottingham. Author of “The sacred routes of Uyghur history”

Rahima Mahmit, U.K. Project Director, World Uyghur Congress

Dr. Rowan Williams, Master, Magdalen College, Cambridge