South China Morning Post Review

Thanks to Dan Eady for a long review (and a fair summary) of the new edition of China’s Forgotten People.

The first edition had a very different reception in SCMP – that reviewer lamented that ‘the book does little to bring to life the exotic and enchanting characteristics of Xinjiang’. 40 more words


A Review of Jonathon Lipman's 'Familiar Strangers'

In Jonathon Lipman’s book, ‘Familiar Strangers,’ he characterizes Muslim Chinese as ‘familiar strangers’ with Chinese culture and argues that this is the way this group is viewed by the rest of Chinese society. 1,380 more words

China’s treatment of Uyghurs

Islamic nations shamelessly silent….while others condemn China’s treatment of Uyghurs


China slams UN letter on Xinjiang human rights as ‘slander’

July 2019 09:15 


China on Thursday labelled as “slander” a letter sent to top United Nations officials by more than 20 countries condemning Beijing’s treatment of ethnic minorities.  419 more words

Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy

Tom Miles 

July 12, 2019 / 11:33 PM / Updated 10 hours ago  

GENEVA (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia, Russia and 35 other states have written to the United Nations supporting China’s policies in its western region of Xinjiang, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters on Friday, in contrast to strong Western criticism.   260 more words

Taming the Dragon

For far too long China has taken “advantage” of the West when it comes to “trade.”

Former politicians have consistently “caved” in to China, especially the Obama’s, the Clinton’s and the Biden’s who likely gave the Chinese whatever they… 384 more words