It’s said that absence makes the heart grow fonder but, what if it just makes it feel emptier? Anyone who has lost someone they love can relate to this feeling. However, what if they just disappeared? Lacking information and holding on to memories from years past, Uyghur, Kazakh, and other minority groups in Xinjiang face this reality.
“Our days became dark, and the nights even darker.” — Kazakh lyrical poem condemning state violence in Xinjiang
Written by Yi Xiaocuo This is a Kazakh song by an anonymous singer. It is in a traditional oral art … More