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Lecture: “The Uyghur Human Rights Crisis” with Nury Turkel
October 16, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Duke chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society welcomes Nury Turkel, chairman of the Uyghur Human Rights Project, to discuss the ongoing human rights crisis in Xinjiang. Turkel is on the TIME 100 most influential people for 2020 as he is one of the most well-known Uyghur-American activists. This event will cover both the details of the CCP’s policies toward the Uyghurs as well as possible responses from the US government and her allies.
ZOOM ID: 973 5839 6444. For more information, visit here.
This event is sponsored by the Alexander Hamilton Society of Duke University.