Daily Archive: August 21, 2018

China Should Work with Pakistan to Stop Disinformation about Xinjiang’s Uighur Population

China’s Muslim Uighur majority Xinjiang province has long been a target of manifold information wars designed to demonise China in the eyes of the wider Muslim world in which China has many successful partnerships and looks to make many more such partnerships in the context of the One Belt–One Road initiative. There are no prizes for guessing which rivals of China...

China’s Soft Power Shortcomings Make It Vulnerable to Uighur Infowar Attacks

A sketchy statement from a UN official alleged that China is presently holding a whopping one million Uighur Muslims in so-called “re-education camps”. Gay McDougall, a member of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, cited what she claimed were unspecified “credible reports” for making this dramatic claim, which is likely a gross exaggeration but based on...