The Trump administration has repeatedly criticized China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims and other religious groups.
Adrian Zenz is a researcher and Ph.D. supervisor at the European School of Culture and Theology in Korntal, Germany, where he studies China’s repression of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang and Tibet. He is also a senior fellow in China studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Hua Chunying is the spokeswoman for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Olivia Enos is a senior policy analyst for The Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center.
Darren Byler is an expert on the Uighur Muslim community and has testified about its struggles before the Canadian House of Commons. He is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Sophie Richardson serves as China director for Human Rights Watch. In 2018, she detailed religious persecution in China during an event with the Council on Foreign Relations.
Sen. Marco Rubio is a Republican senator from Florida. He co-sponsored the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act in 2018 and helps lead the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
Michael Sobolik is a fellow in Indo-Pacific studies for the American Foreign Policy Council. He specializes in U.S.-China relations and has written about persecution of Uighur Muslims.
Cui Tiankai is the Chinese ambassador to the United States. He has defended the imprisonment of Muslims in China, arguing that it will help them better contribute to society.