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No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs

No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Turkel, Nury

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A devastating personal account of China's oppression of the Uyghurs, by a leading Uyghur activist and Time #100 nominee Nury Turkel was born in a 're-education' camp in China at the height of the Cultural Revolution. He spent the first several months of his life in captivity with... his mother, who was beaten and starved while pregnant with him, whilst his father served a penal sentence in an agricultural labour camp. Following this traumatic start - and not without a heavy dose of good fortune - he was later able to travel to the US for his undergraduate studies in 1995 and was granted asylum in the country in 1998 where, as a lawyer, he is now a tireless and renowned activist for the plight of his people. Part memoir, part call-to-action, No Escape will be the first major book to tell the story of the Chinese government's terrible oppression of the Uyghur people from the inside, detailing the labour camps, ethnic and religious oppression, forced sterilisation of women and the surveillance tech that have made Xinjiang - in the words of one Uyghur who managed to flee - 'a police surveillance state unlike any the world has ever known'.
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ISBN 9780008498610
Released NZ 1 Jun 2022
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780008498610
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Status In stock at supplier; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint William Collins
Released 1 Jun 2022
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
 › 7 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Turkel, Nury
Category Human Rights
Civil Rights & Citizenship
Political Oppression & Persecution
Genocide
International Humanitarian Law
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 27mm
Dewey Code 305.894323051
Weight 450g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Uighur Turkic people - Government relations - China, Uighur Turkic people - Social conditions - China, Uighur Turkic people - Civil rights - China, China - Politics and government, China - Ethnic relations
NBS Text History: Specific Subjects
ONIX Text General/trade

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