Carl Zha | 08 Aug 2020 | Patreon
Full Interview about Xinjiang issues with Isobel Cockerell (Coda story)
Carl Zha | Full interview with Isobel Cockerell, a journalist from Coda story.
She wanted to talk to me about Uyghur situation in Xinjiang and my response to the allegations that I work for Chinese Propaganda and Influence Operation. I talked about my background and my takes.
"an incident that`s been stirred up by oversea hostile forces it`s a small group of extremists and separatists that`s trying to create a problem in the harmonious society but after 2017 I think there`s a tacit admission on the Chinese government`s part - judging not from the rhetoric but judging from what they have done - is that their policy in Xinjiang was not working and I think the overall goal of the Chinese government is to incorporate Xinjiang - to integrate it more tightly with rest of China because Xinjiang has always been Xinjiang Autonomous Region - you know by law it`s supposed to enjoy a high degree of self-autonomy and it was governed quite differently from the rest of China for most of the 70 years of PRC and and part of that means you the people the Uyghur people are entitled to be educated in their own language from kindergarten through college there`s schools teaching the Uyghur language "
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