Across the States

63: China’s Victims of Communism: The Uyghurs w/ Marion Smith

November 6th, 2020  •  32 mins 44 secs  •  Download (26.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Marion Smith, Executive Director of the Victims of Communism Foundation joins host Dan Reynolds and Senior Director of International Relations and Federalism Karla Jones to discuss China’s chilling oppression of its Uyghur minority. Secretary of State Pompeo called China’s atrocities the “Stain of the century” and The Economist described President Xi Zinping’s campaign against the Uyghurs as “today’s single worst [human rights] violation outside a war zone.” Listen in as Smith introduces the Uyghurs, details China’s genocide against them and praises US policies to counter Xi. Smith also references democracy’s future in Hong Kong and China’s threat to Taiwan’s sovereignty.