In the first peer-review work of its kind, a new study estimates that as many as 4.5 million Uighur births could be prevented by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in southern Xinjiang by 2040.
Adrian Zenz, an independent China researcher, reached this estimate after studying the region’s birth rate and looking at China’s “population optimization” policies which target ethnic minorities.
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