The Xinjiang Fact Sheets from websites such as WaPo, BBC are over-simplified and often misleading. While Chinese netizens complained that the accusations on the goverment policies that upset the Uyghur as quoted by western media are erroneous, many of them are to a certain extent true. The problem is that none of these are back up by facts, not to say "quantification". The following research reports provides some data which show us how true these accusations are, often with some quantification in data.
e.g. the widening of income gap of the Uyghur (kashgar area) over the years, the shift in demographic composition, that the problem of education is hindered by economic aids not affirmative issues, how the government's attention is making sure islam diet tradition is ensure had the unintended effect of promoting racial segregation, etc.
2008年06月30日 22:06:24 稿源： 《民族社会学通讯》 作者： 王建基
These are rather long articles, with a lot of great data. I will re-post (1) below. Please check the FYJS link above for (2).