Evidence From Local Government Spreadsheets about the Fate of Thousands of Students With One or Both Parents in Internment Camps

Dr. Adrian Zenz
Senior Fellow in China Studies
Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
Twitter: @adrianzenz

Date: October 15, 2020

Overview of Key Findings

  • New local government data from Yarkand (Xinjiang) shows over 10,000 mostly Uyghur children in “hardship” due to one or both parents detained.
  • About 1,000 of these children have both parents in detention. A number of them have been put into state orphanages, some of which are directly next to schools.
  • The number of students in Xinjiang who…


October 6, 2020

Dr. Adrian Zenz
Senior Fellow in China Studies
Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
Twitter: @adrianzenz

On September 14, 2020, Dr. Lin Fangfei, associate professor at Xinjiang University, wrote a report which critiques my June 29, 2020, report titled “Sterilizations, IUDs, and Mandatory Birth Control”, published by the Jamestown Foundation. Lin’s piece was cited by an article in the South China Morning Post.

Before engaging with the details of Lin’s report, I would like to point out some general structural observations.

First, Lin’s report does not start out as an academic exchange. Instead, she opens with the line…


October 5, 2020

Dr. Adrian Zenz
Senior Fellow in China Studies
Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
Washington, D.C.
USA

Shihezi University Village Work Team Report (source: http://archive.is/Vdys4)

To :
The Vice-Chancellor
University of Canterbury
Christchurch
New Zealand

To Whom it May Concern:

I am writing to you in reference to the publication titled “Holding a Pen in One Hand, Gripping a Gun in the Other”, compiled by Professor Anne-Marie Brady.[1]

Under the subheading “Massey University” (pp.15), Brady’s paper explores Massey’s links with PLA-affiliated entities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). …

Adrian Zenz

Senior Fellow in China Studies, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (Twitter: @adrianzenz)

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