Xinjiang Children Sent to Inland Schools for “Sinicization”

Xinjiang Children Sent to Inland Schools for “Sinicization”

Every year, the CCP methodically recruits large numbers of ethnic minority students from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to study in other parts of China. Not only are their tuition and all expenses covered by the government, but specially-assigned staff accompany them on trips from and to Xinjiang, otherwise assist and supervise them.

Nothing comes for free

But what lies beneath this seemingly favorable treatment? Many students in schools where Xinjiang youth are sent to seem to have similar questions.

“Why do people from Xinjiang come to study here? Don’t they have vocational schools over there?” an ethnic Han student at a vocational school in the northeastern province of Liaoning asked during a class.



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