PBS NewsHour

Inside China's brutal persecution of Uighur Muslims

Clip: 10/04/2019 | 15m 37s

Uighurs are Muslims who trace their roots back thousands of years in Central Asia, most currently living in the Chinese province Xinjiang. The group represents less than 1 percent of China's population, but they have endured what the U.S. calls one of the worst human rights crises of modern times. Nick Schifrin reports on how Communist China has persecuted this religious and cultural minority.

Aired: 10/04/19

Rating: NR

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