The Trump administration has repeatedly criticized China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims and other religious groups.
Adrian Zenz is a researcher and Ph.D. supervisor at the European School of Culture and Theology in Korntal, Germany, where he studies China’s repression of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang and Tibet. He is also a senior fellow in China studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Hua Chunying is the spokeswoman for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Kevin Carrico is a senior research fellow in Chinese studies at Monash University in Australia. He is the author of The Great Han: Race, Nationalism and Tradition in China Today and co-founded the Xinjiang Initiative, an effort to increase the academic community’s awareness of attacks on ethnic minority groups in the Xinjiang region of China.
Jewher Ilham is a human rights activist who began speaking out about China’s policies toward the Uighur community when her father, a Uighur scholar, was arrested in 2014. She graduated from Indiana University in 2019 and is now working on a documentary about the experiences of Uighur Muslims, called “Static and Noise.”
Rongbin Han is an associate professor of international affairs at the University of Georgia. He is the author of Contesting Cyberspace in China: Online Expression and Authoritarian Resilience.
Olivia Enos is a senior policy analyst for The Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center.
Jerome Cohen is a law professor at New York University and an expert on China’s legal system. He co-founded the Xinjiang Initiative, an effort to increase the academic community’s awareness of human rights violations in the Xinjiang region of China.
Darren Byler is an expert on the Uighur Muslim community and has testified about its struggles before the Canadian House of Commons. He is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder.