730: Nury Turkel | A Witness to China's Uyghur Genocide


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Nury Turkel (@nuryturkel) is a human rights attorney for the US Commission on International Religious Freedom and the author of No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs.

What We Discuss with Nury Turkel:

  • How the Chinese Communist Party is using artificial intelligence to arbitrarily round up Uyghurs for fabricated crimes — including 17,000 who were arrested within 10 days thanks to assistance from an algorithm.
  • Some of the 48 behaviors that will get Uyghurs flagged as dissidents in Xinjiang and sent to concentration camps for "re-education" are as mundane as growing a beard or adhering to a halal diet.
  • Why the CCP is trying so hard to wipe out an entire culture that has had its roots in the Xinjiang region since at least the third century AD.
  • Uyghur families attempting to start new lives in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and other countries have been deported back to China to face punishment and possibly death.
  • How Uyghur slave labor is used to supply markets around the worldespecially in the United States — and what we can do to avoid supporting companies that knowingly participate in this shameful, immoral arrangement.
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/730

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