Asian Studies Readings: Xinjiang and Tibet

Read the following articles and webpages to answer these questions.

  1. How/why did China choose to take over these regions?
  2. What are the major issues with retaining these areas instead of granting them independence?
  3. Why are ethnic rights in China oppressed?

Autonomous Regions of China (Wikipedia)

Xinjiang (Wikipedia) (BBC News)

Uyghurs (Wikipedia)

Tibet (Wikipedia) ( Google News) (FreeTibet)



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