Timelines

This section gives an overview of the events that have shaped the politics of the region in addition to the events that led up to the construction of the re-education centres and mass imprisonment of ethnic minorities.

A brief outline of 20th Century events that have shaped Chinese politics in Xinjiang.

Events that contributed to the establishment of ‘re-education centres.’

This timeline documents key arrests of well-known individuals.

This timeline documents key developments within the camps and Chinese campaigns to whitewash the camp systems.