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On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to Rushan Abbas, founder and executive director of Campaign for Uighurs. She discusses the alleged mass detention of 3 million Uighurs in Xinjiang China, members of her family that have disappeared in Xinjiang, the actual number of Uighurs in China, which she alleges to be much higher than the official figure, clarifications on her work at Guantanamo Bay and work with US intelligence agencies and much more! Finally, we speak to Prof. Robert George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University. He discusses the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd, why diversity training doesn’t work, why the American story is not one of oppression but one of struggling to live up to the founding ideals of the nation, the alleged rise of ‘cancel culture’ and suppression of conservative thought, the transformation of the American left and much more!