Chinese authorities are struggling to contain riots by Han Chinese rioters who seek better protection from attacks by Uighurs. Over 500 syringe needle attacks have occurred in the last few weeks.
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Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the recent violence involving China's ethnic minority Uighur population. The show also looks at Uighur aspirations of secession, Han Chinese immigration and Chinese nationalism. Enze Han, Andrew James Nathan and Alim Seytoff join the conversation. Listen now.
Deadly violence between China's Muslim Uyghur population and the Han Chinese is now being called some of the worst ethnic violence in China in decades. Andrew James Nathan of Columbia University discusses who the Uyghurs are, their grievances and what the riots may mean for China.