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Date of Submission


Document Type

Campus Only Senior Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts


International Relations

Reader 1

Wendy Lower

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This thesis focuses on the Chinese Government's genocide against the Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, China as of 2017. The paper is broken down into four distinct sections including background history of the Uighur Muslims, the culture of the Uighur Muslims, an explanation of human rights abuses being taken against the Uighur Muslims with particular emphasis on the stories of survivors, and the response from the international community.

This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.