Nothing of what you see in East-Turkestan is new for tibetans, if anything it is a refining of a system of intense security and forced assimilation that Chinese Communist Party official Chen Quanguo first developed in Tibet. It is now being used in Xinjiang, where Chen and his forces have locked up at least 1 million ethnic Uyghurs and Kazakhs in prison camps because of their ethnicity, culture and religion.
Chen’s system combines hyper-securitization and militarization with efforts to accelerate the political and cultural transformation of local people. Its stated aim is “breaking lineage, breaking roots, breaking connections, and breaking origins” of Tibetans and Uyghurs.
Tusenvis av minoritetsbarn er blitt separert fra foreldrene sine og tvinges til å gi opp sin kulturelle identitet, ifølge nye avsløringer. – Kulturelt folkemord, sier forskeren som avdekket saken.