Xinjiang, China is home to the largest known concentration camp network in the modern world. Author and journalist Nick Holdstock discusses his work investigating the mass imprisonment of Muslims by Chinese officials and the tight government control that makes gathering information and providing aid to the Uyghur people so difficult. This episode covers the history and politics surrounding this human rights crisis.
Nick Holdstock is a journalist and writer whose work has appeared in publications around the world including The Guardian, The London Review of Books, The Independent, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Dublin Review. He is the author of China’s Forgotten People and Chasing the Chinese Dream, two titles from our I. B. Tauris list.