This week on The Knight Tube Stephen Knight welcomes Uyghur Human Rights Activist Rahima Mahmut (@MahumtRahima). They talk about the oppression of Uyghur Muslims in China and what people can do in response
0:28 About Rahima's work and background
1:58 Who are the Uyghur?
3:45 Leaving China/The Baren Township riot
4:53 Fears of surveillance
8:00 Religious freedom in China & crackdown on Uygurs
13:00 Concentration camps? Genocide? Rahima's family
17:15 How is China suppressing the truth?
25:28 “Never again” and Western apathy
32:32 What can be done about China? The Genocide amendment
39:55 Joe Biden's comments on China and Donald Trump
45:15 Personal security concerns
48:43 The response from within China
53:16 What can we do?
Watch the video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/H7jQr0Rr7zs
Stop Uyghur Genocide Campaign: https://www.stopuyghurgenocide.org.uk/
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0:00 Intro & Iram talks about her laser eye surgery
5:29 Update on activist Zara Kay
7:28 Scottish man charged for ‘offensive’ tweet about Sir Tom Moore
17:50 BBC Woman’s Hour Muslim leader controversy
31:53 Supreme Court rejects Shamima Begum’s appeal to return to the UK
45:40 Coca-Cola ‘be less white’ leaked training sessions
51:12 Robin DiAngelo and ‘White Fragility’
57:42 The new racism of ‘anti-racism’
01:00:00 Twitter Question: Harry and Meghan
01:03:48 Twitter Question: Should ‘gay conversion therapy’ be banned?
Stephen Knight’s review of Robin DiAngelo’s ‘White Fragility’: https://www.gspellchecker.com/2020/07/book-review-white-fragility-by-robin-diangelo/