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Lily Chao is an Associate Fellow at Human Security Centre. She holds a bachelor’s degree in law and minor in Diplomacy at National Chengchi University in Taipei. She recently graduated from MSc International Politics at SOAS, University of London, with her dissertation focusing on the security-human rights dilemma and China’s counterterrorism policy. Her experience largely focuses on International Law, human rights crisis, and humanitarianism, where she is currently a research officer in an UN accredited organization. She once represented Taiwan in the 18th International Humanitarian Law Moot for Asian Pacific Region. Her research interests include China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees, conflict resolution, and human right-security confrontation.

Humanitarian Implications for the Uyghur Minorities under the Sino-Afghanistan Relationship

Without the international support and any accountability system on China’s repression, the future of the Uyghurs’ liberty – let alone their support via humanitarian aid – seems dubious at best. In the face of the close Sino-Afghanistan relationship, there is also a lower chance for escaping abroad.

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