Monthly Archives: June 2021

June 14, 2021 virtual meeting: Report on repression of Uyghurs in China

Uighur maskWe will hold our June meeting on the second Monday of the month, June 14th, 7:30 pm, with a focus on the Chinese government’s campaign of repression against the Uyghurs, a mostly Muslim ethnic group in the Xinjiang region of China.  Steve Pieragastini, AIUSA China country specialist and East Asian history lecturer at Whittier College, will give a presentation titled “Oppression of Uyghurs and Other Groups in Xinjiang and Amnesty International’s Response.” Please note that the meeting will begin at 7:30 pm, 30 minutes later than usual .  You can register for the meeting here.  We’ll send Zoom details to registrants prior to the meeting.