Uighur activist has ‘mixed feelings’ over US Uighur human rights law enacted this week

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 5:19pm

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The Trump administration signed the Uighur Human Rights Law into action this week, and while it's a victory for many Uighur activists, Ferkat Jawdat says that he has “mixed feelings.” The law comes, coincidentally, just when former national security adviser John Bolton's upcoming book alleges that Donald Trump knew about the detainment camps in western Xinjiang. Host Marco Werman speaks with Jawdat about the bill and what's next for his advocacy.