VIDEO: China’s Surveillance Technology Abuse and the Uyghur People

On 20th January, Oxford Student/Young Pugwash hosted Dr. Darren Byler and Rahima Mahmut, to discuss China’s deployment of digital surveillance technologies against Muslim minority groups and the experience of the Uyghur people.

  • Dr. Byler (here) is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he researches technopolitical systems in China and around the world.
  • Rahima (@MahmutRahima) is a Uyghur singer, human rights activist, and award-winning translator of the poignant prison memoir The Land Drenched in Tears by S. Chanisheff. She recently worked as a consultant for the ITV documentary Undercover: Inside China’s Digital Gulag.