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Chinese Ethnic Groups: The Xinjiang Data Project

Chinese Ethnic Groups

Xinjiang Data Project

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Xinjiang Data Project

The Xinjiang Data Project brings together rigorous, empirical research on the human rights situation for Uyghurs and other non-Han nationalities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) in western China. Drawing on open-source data including satellite imagery, Chinese government documents, official statistics, and a range of authoritative reports and academic studies, the Xinjiang Data Project documents the Chinese Communist Party’s ongoing program of human rights abuses and tech-enhanced authoritarianism in Xinjiang and explores its global implications.

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