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Rising Anti-Chinese Sentiment In Central Asia

Rising Anti-Chinese Sentiment In Central Asia

There have now been two anti-Chinese protests in Kyrgyzstan in January. Compare that to April and May of 2016, when Kazakhstan’s biggest protests in some 20 years started after rumors spread that proposed land-privatization laws would allow Chinese citizens an opportunity to purchase land in Kazakhstan. Adding to the regional tension is Beijing’s current crackdown on Muslims in the western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, which has seen, by some accounts, 1 million people — ethnic Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and Kyrgyz among them — sent to political reeducation camps…

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