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Uighur Human Rights Policy Act and China’s Xinjiang Region

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with the Kissinger Institute’s Schwarzman Fellow Bradley Jardine who discusses China’s government crackdown on the Uighurs in the Xinjiang Region of western China.  He also discusses how Europe and the United States are responding to increased repression in the region by Xi Jinping’s government.


Ruslan Garipov: Indigenous Peoples’ Protection in International Law; Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Protection in Russia and the US

A fellow at the Polar Institute from September 2018 to August 2019, Ruslan Garipov is an Adjunct Professor at American University School of International Service. His interest and expertise are in the field of indigenous peoples’ rights. Ruslan Garipov is the author of Indigenous Peoples’ Protection in International Law (Kazan Federal University, 2012); Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Protection in Russia and the US (Tatar State University of Humanities and Education, 2010) and many articles in peer-reviewed law journals.

Sharia and the State in Pakistan: Blasphemy Politics

This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws.

Sovereignty Experiments: Korean Migrants and the Building of Borders in Northeast Asia, 1860-1945

Sovereignty Experiments tells the story of how authorities in Korea, Russia, China, and Japan―through diplomatic negotiations, border regulations, legal categorization of subjects and aliens, and cultural policies―competed to control Korean migrants as they suddenly moved abroad by the thousands in the late nineteenth century. Alyssa M.