To Temper Unrest in Western China, Officials Offer Money for Intermarriage

Edward Wong, New York Times, September 3, 2014

Officials in the Xinjiang region of western China are offering cash and other incentives to encourage marriages between minorities and Han, the country’s dominant ethnic group, in an effort to soothe growing ethnic violence in the region.

The incentives are part of a new policy in Cherchen County in southern Xinjiang, where violence between ethnic Uighurs–a Turkic-speaking, mostly Muslim people–and Han has flared in recent years.

Last week, officials in Cherchen County, known as Qiemo in Mandarin, began offering payments of 10,000 renminbi a year, or $1,600, for five years to newly married couples in which one member is Han and the other is from one of China’s 55 ethnic minorities. Official Chinese news reports this week said the payments were intended to help the couples invest in small businesses and start families.

The couples will also get priority consideration for housing or government jobs, as well as other benefits. Their households will receive as much as $3,200 a year in health care benefits. The children of these mixed marriages will have free education from kindergarten through high school. Children attending vocational schools will receive almost $500 a year in tuition subsidies, and those attending university will get an annual tuition subsidy of $800.

The policy, which was announced on the county’s official website, is similar to initiatives in Tibet. In the announcement, the county director, Yasen Nasi’er, said that interethnic marriages were “an important step in the harmonious integration and development of all ethnicities.”

He called such marriages “positive energy” and a means by which Xinjiang could realize the “Chinese Dream,” an amorphous term popularized by President Xi Jinping.

James A. Millward, a scholar of Xinjiang at Georgetown University, said Uighurs might perceive the policy differently. “There is a danger,” he said, “that state-sponsored efforts at ‘blending’ and ‘fusion’ will be seen by Uighurs in China or by China’s critics anywhere as really aimed at assimilating Uighurs into Han culture–in other words, as an attempt to Sinify the Uighurs.”

“This comes at a time when many Uighurs see such recent policies as the destruction of old Kashgar in the name of development, the elimination of Uighur-language education, and continuing Han migration into the Uighur traditional homelands in Xinjiang as all threatening the preservation of a distinctive Uighur culture,” he added.

Cherchen County has a population of 10,000, of whom 73 percent are Uighur and 27 percent are Han, according to statistics from a government website.

In Xinjiang, a region of deserts and mountains that makes up one-sixth of China’s landmass, more than 43 percent of the population is Uighur and more than 40 percent is Han, according to a 2000 census, the most recent data available. The Han population in the region has surged since the Communist takeover of China in 1949, fueling anxiety among Uighurs. Kazakhs make up 8 percent of the population, and the rest are Hui, Kirghiz and Mongols, among others.

At a high-level policy meeting in Beijing in May, Communist Party leaders discussed how to better assimilate Uighurs into Chinese society and tamp down violence in Xinjiang.

Mr. Xi, the Chinese president and party leader, said at the meeting that more Uighurs should be moved to Han-dominated parts of China for education and employment. He said the party and the state should establish “correct views about the motherland and the nation” among all of China’s ethnic groups, so that people of every background will recognize the “great motherland” and “the socialist path with Chinese characteristics.”

The promotion of Han-Uighur marriages is one of the policies to emerge from that meeting, said James Leibold, a scholar of China’s ethnic policies at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. He noted that the most recent data available showed that only 1 percent of Uighurs were in an interethnic family, compared with nearly 8 percent of Tibetans. The average among all ethnicities was more than 3 percent, but the Han also had a low rate, 1.5 percent.

Communist officials have long promoted popular tales of mixed marriages to paper over ethnic conflicts, including the story of the Fragrant Concubine, a Uighur woman who was brought in the 18th century to the imperial court in Beijing to be the consort of the Qianlong Emperor, an ethnic Manchu.

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  • B.A_2014

    I fully support interracial marriage… between non whites!

  • Magician

    Engelman would probably think to himself, “I am going to hop in the next plane to China and as soon as I get off the plane I will start insisting I am a Uighur!”

  • Magician

    Engelman would probably think to himself, “I am going to hop in the next plane to China and as soon as I get off the plane I will start insisting I am a Uighur!”

    I just looked it up quickly and Uighur is defined as… (I gotta admit, I have never seen this word in my life)

    – The Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China

    – A member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas

    And enclosed with this post is a photo of an Uighur girl

    • kenfrombayside

      I believe Uighur is – no joke – pronounced weeger.

    • APaige

      Yes. Usually John has to pay. Me lof u long time.

    • Cecil Broomsted

      Contrast and compare with this Africanised Chinese hybrid. IQ 89 …
      .

      • I believe I’d like some eye bleach now.

        • Periapsis

          Good lord, if this keeps up, some are going to regard blindness as a blessing.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          Yeah, that kid is doomed. Somebody has a sick sense of humor. Things you can’t un-see. Sheesh.

        • awb

          Damn, that’s ugly!

        • Ultimate187

          Your kids are hybrids too. If anything, this should be right up your alley.

      • M.

        That’s one fugly hybrid.

        Looks like a mugshot. What a shock!

      • Magician

        Why are you torturing us by posting that?

      • Fathercoughlin

        you have GOT to be kidding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • JohnEngelman

      She is pretty. I am surprised there are people who look that Caucasian living that far to the East.

      • M.

        Actually, I just looked it up, and the Uighur (also “Uyghur”) ethnic minority lives in the far-west of China, as well as in the adjacent countries of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyztan, and Russia.

        Racially, most of them seem to look halfway between Mongolian and Caucasian.

        • journey

          The Uighur is of the same gene pool as the ancient Greeks and Egyptians and Aryans. And the Gaunches found on the Canary Islands. Unfortunately, the Gaunches never developed an advanced civilization but they kept some of the civilization abilities from their place of origin. They did not have the critical mass to do so.

          • M.

            What happened to the Guanches was really shameful. They were a very intriguing race of people to study.

          • journey

            And it was shocking to fine people with blue eyes and light hair living like in the Stone Age. One can tell they originated from the Middle East, cradle of civilization because they built the same type of ziggurats. And their pottery had markings of people of ability and intellect.

          • journey

            Was in a museum in Baltimore once, displayed there was an antiquity piece from some island located in nowhere land, just like the Easter Islands. That piece of art was exquisite and powerful. It was simple but everything was in symmetry. Wished I wrote the island down as it was the first and last time I have ever seen such an antiquity piece.

            Once again, “whites” emigrated out from the Middle East, Iraq, the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers, cradle of civilization spreading their knowledge and gene pool wherever they went. The Easter Islands were a relay station for them. The Assyrians and Sumerians were of this same gene pool. It is extremely unfortunate the Middle East is in such turmoil as it so rich in the history of mankind on this planet. So many antiquity artifacts have been destroyed and yet to be found. The Sumerian clay tablets yet to be deciphered sitting on museum shelves contain much interesting information.

          • The major cause of the Guanche die-off was imported diseases. They had been isolated in the Canaries too long.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            So, the Chinese are involved in the same ethnic-cleansing-through- dilution campaign as are the diversity demons who are destroying the West.

          • journey

            As old as man himself once the different races appeared.

      • Magician

        Well big friend, Russia, which shares borders with China and North Korea, has a plenty of outstandingly beautiful blond women such as this

        • journey

          Before WWII, there were colonies of Germans/Swedes living in Russia since the times of Peter the Great. Catherine the Great was German as Czar Nicholas II’s wife. The photo looks more Western European than Russian.

      • Magician

        “I am surprised there are people who look that Caucasian living that far to the East.”

        By the way, you sound a little bit disappointed. You sound as if you want, and expect, all local women in China to look like those typical and conventional Chinese women such as this

        • Fathercoughlin

          which is the chinese woman? The one in white or the one in the blue t shirt???

    • Give her a longer nose, and she would look a lot like my daughter.

      • Fathercoughlin

        your daughter is jewish?

  • IstvanIN

    So China’s government has the same extermination plan for the Uighurs that our government has for White America.

    • evilsandmich

      In a country that already has a crappy male-to-female ratio this ranks as one of the dumbest ideas ever. At best this system will be played like a player piano by all parties, at worst (‘worst’) Uighur men will make off with already scarce Chinese women with the government footing the dowry.

      • IstvanIN

        and raise the kids Muslim and just continue to cause problems. Do they really think the kids will become obedient Buddhists?

        • M.

          Yes, that’s the thing with interfaith marriages: the kids will embrace either religion or the other. There’s no in-between. So it doesn’t do anything to calm possible tensions between the communities.

      • Ultimate187

        It’s probably Chinese men marrying Uighur women. Also don’t forget that China isn’t closed off. Lots of guys find wives from North Korea, Vietnam, Thailand etc.

    • Ultimate187

      Apparently the Chinese aren’t as ethnocentric as people believe. If they were, they wouldn’t be suggesting this course of action.

      • JInSanD

        The idea is to get rid of the ethnic minorities in the same way that multiculturalism is intended to get rid of white people here and in Europe and Canada and Australia and South Africa. The Chinese have 1.3 billion people in their country and over 90% are Han. They can easily intermarry with, absorb and wipe out the minorities.

        From Wikipedia: “China officially recognizes 56 distinct ethnic groups, the largest of which are the Han Chinese, who constitute about 91.51% of the total population. The Han Chinese – the world’s largest single ethnic group – outnumber other ethnic groups in every provincial-level division except Tibet and Xinjiang. Ethnic minorities account for about 8.49% of the population of China, according to the 2010 census. The 2010 census recorded a total of 593,832 foreign citizens living in China. The largest such groups were from South Korea (120,750), the United States (71,493) and Japan (66,159).”

        Imagine living in a country with only 600,000 foreigners out of 1.3 billion?

        • M.

          Keep in mind that most of those foreigners are Asian. So the racial aliens, those who would really feel foreign are even less than that.

          • Cecil Broomsted

            They did have a very small number of African immigrants. Mostly used for organ harvesting and experimentation I am guessing.

        • adplatt126

          The Marxist overclass, like any illegitimate oligarchy or tyranny, doesn’t really care all that much about progress or civilization, no matter what they might allege. What such an overclass is interested in primarily is maintaining its own position of dominance over common people, whilst not providing them much of a say over their own destiny. Conflict is never good for any overclass. It can spread, lead to political instability, etc. Race egalitarianism likewise is a kind of palliative. The overclass doesn’t focus on white crimes and wrongs (often supposed and not actual) simply because it hates whites and wants to eliminate them. It focuses on white crimes and lays the blame of society’s ills at the feet of whites, because whites are the least likely to revolt, in the oligarchy’s eyes, whereas blacks will produce turmoil at the drop of a hat, because they’re animals…

  • Jeepers, I thought China was smarter than this. But if they’re going to do this, while they’re at it, maybe we can ship them about 40 million blacks to miscegenate them into the Han population, too. That should take care of China forever.

    • Bossman

      From what I can deduce these Uighurs are more Western in appearance than the Chinese. Chinese want to mix themselves with whites but I doubt that they would want to mix with Blacks.

      • Ultimate187

        The Chinese don’t want to mix with Whites either. This suggestion about mixing with Uighurs is solely to decrease resistance against Beijing and increase integration with the rest of China.

      • benvad

        They’re planning on relocating about 350 million of them to Africa to take over there. All I got to say is good luck and do what you will with the Bantus.

    • adplatt126

      It’s just an attempt to make a region more governable. I wouldn’t read too far into it, with regard to a kind of racial policy. The Chinese government is illegitimate and half-stable. It doesn’t want to become unstable.

  • Guest

    The Chinese exactly know that if the mixing policy is a success, it is game over for Uighur independence. This policy has a historical precedence. After the fall of the Mongol dynasty in 1368, the nationalist Ming dynasty decreed that all Muslim Central Asians, a mainstay of the Mongol army, were only allowed to marry Han Chinese women. This measure clipped the balls of the rebellious nomads permanently. The result is the Hui minority which still exists today.

    • Michael Robert Ryan

      Yes, China has been invaded many times, but has always assimilated and civilized her conquerors. Provided that the Han Chinese are only intermarrying with and assimilating peoples who, like them, are of Mongoloid stock, I fail to see the harm to them.

    • benvad

      I’ve read about the Hui, when it comes to their own kind, they stick with fellow Hans. They were the first to oppress Muslim of foreign race.

  • Bedroom genocide. As simple as that. If I were a Uigur man, I’d lie about my ethnicity and claim to be Han. Then I’d marry a Uigur woman and reap the benefits.

  • For decades the Chinese have been genociding the Tibetans through miscegenation. The new economic incentives are a more civilized way to do things but the outcome will the same, the extermination of all other groups in China other than the Han.

    I support a white homeland, so I also support a Uighur homeland.

    • Eddie Lutz

      I don’t support Muslims, regardless of their ethnicity. Islam is what China is trying to cleanse from its population and I fully support the commies on that.

      • Cecil Broomsted

        The practitioners of Islam must remain confined to their desert regions. Loosing them on Europeans was a grave mistake.

    • Ultimate187

      China has a greater claim to Tibet than the US does to Texas and California, which are actually part of Mexico. We can support Tibetans, if you don’t mind the possibility of China supporting La Raza and Mexicans against us.

      • UncleSham

        The government in Mexico City never really had control over Texas or California except for on paper. The land basically went from Spain to the United States with a 30 year period of anarchy in between.

  • M.

    Yeah, why not. They’re still of the same race.

    Interethnic and interfaith marriages are a good thing, in my opinion. Puts an end to all the bickering and petty conflicts. As long as they remain within the race.

    The reason the Irish are being less and less ostracized in the U.S. is mostly due to interethnic marriages/procreation. Many, if not most, white Americans have some Irish in them today. Puts an end to all the unnecessary bickering.

    • Mahound

      Smart by the Chinese – who have a demographic advantage few others have – but genocide for the Uighurs.

      • IstvanIN

        Unless the mixed marriages produce Muslims, which is likely to be the case.

        • Periapsis

          That is exactly what will happen, with no end to Islamic motivated bloodshed that will follow.

  • journey

    Xinjiang is the area where they found the Caucasian looking mummeries, the Tocharians. The Tocharians migrated from the Caspian Sea area. The modern Uighurs are descended from them.

    • Ultimate187

      As if that actually makes any difference now.

      • journey

        Would you say the same for the whites here as they increasing become the minority?

        • Ultimate187

          Xinjiang is part of China. At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter who the Uighurs are descended from. It does nothing to change their circumstances. Whites are the majority in America and drawing comparisons to Uighurs is irrelevant.

          • journey

            White children under five are already a minority in this country. And white school age children are also a minority. So the changing of demographics of this country is set. Wake up!

  • Paleoconn

    The Chinese can afford a little mixing to extinguish a hostile minority. They have lots of yellow to spare. We can’t afford mixing.

    • M.

      Especially given that most of those they’re mixing with are yellow themselves.

      • Cecil Broomsted

        Yes, mixing is fine within the same race (subspecies). No problem there. The race is preserved.

      • Paleoconn

        The Uighurs are mostly Caucasian, albeit Muzzies.

  • mike smith

    God thing America doesn’t pay all her negro-loving-whores to race mix! The country is indebted enough!

    • Alexandra1973

      Yes it does. Gibsmedats.

  • ShermanTMcCoy

    There isn’t enough money to make me support the marriages of my children to any other than white Christians.

  • Leon NJ

    Smart of the Chinese. Vast majorty, if not all of these marriages will be Han men with female Uighers. Their offspring won’t be brought up Muslim and those kids will one day probably marry a Han to get back the bloodline.

    • paul marchand

      I bet the opposite. For sure.

  • paul marchand

    Due to Islamic doctrine, I bet the vast majority of marriages will be Muslim man and non-Muslim woman.
    Translate: the Chinese are playing fools.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      That is the big caveat there. The MOO-slime stain is prevalent.

  • Gary John 金白龍

    Genetic buffers. Very useful, not just for maintaining peace, but for infiltration…

  • willbest

    This is rather indirect for the Han whom have no problem exterminating whole groups of people. If wiki is to be believed there are only about 10 million Uigher in China. They could polish that off in an afternoon.

  • Raymond Kidwell

    China has strong affirmative action laws. Minorities are exempt from the one child policy as well. The goal seems to be to reduce the dominant han population in a similar manner that whites are to be reduced. Ethnic Jews are setting themselves up to be the new Chinese aristocracy. They are interconnected in the NWO. Chinese leaders meet with American and other leaders to discuss future policies. The same policies exist world wide: strict laws against discriminating against Jews and also laws that seek to destroy the culture and reduce the populations of any dominant ethnicity that could rival Jewish dominance. Beyond that Jews will mix with the dominant ethnic group. In America and Europe a mixture of Jew/Aryan seems to be common among our ruling class and in China its a Jew/Chinese mixture. Similar things in Japan. This was all laid out in some literature over 100 years ago, decided by the secret societies that there would be one mixed race people across the globe and pure Jewish race ruling over them. As completely silly as it all sounds, policies and laws seem to consistently move in that direction. As well one world government and global currency systems seem to be part of the dream, but I doubt they will completely get rid of local currencies because there is too much profit in trading them and also a need for certain inflationary adjustments.

    • Raymond Kidwell

      And you will notice the only nation with a contrary policy is Israel. In Israel the minority is disadvantaged the dominant Jews given special rights and privileges. Everywhere else the minority is favored.

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Always an interesting take, Raymond. Don’t mind WU and “M.”
        They are SPLC shills. Hi, Morris.

    • This has got to be one of the nuttiest posts to ever hit amren… you’ve never been within a thousand miles of China or Japan, have you? The evil joos have absolutely nothing to do with running, guiding, or influencing their countries, let alone race mixing with them.

      I’m literally in awe of how desperate you are to find hidden jewspiracies… ridiculous.

      The dominant Han population is so utterly massive, and the minority populations so geographically separated that affirmative action and lack of a one child policy will have absolutely zero effect on them. A lot of folks comment comment mg on this story don’t seem to get that. This is a borderline brilliant move by the Chinese, borderline only because it’s common sense to they, who aren’t blinded by political correctness. This policy is solely intended to incentivise Lower class Han to interbreed with and therefore erase the Uighers. Within a few generations they’ll be gone, replaced with new Lower class Han drones to be used as their leaders see fit.

      The lack of a one child policy applies to mixed race Han/foreigner couples, Yes? The reason why isn’t “the joooooos!” It’s again, to encourage minorities to allow themselves to be bred away to nothing. With the incentive for the Chinese husband to have several (diluted) children.

      The Chinese know exactly what they’re doing. It’s a winning strategy, for them.

      • AndrewInterrupted

        It actually looked like a cut & paste from somewhere. I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if it were true. The Yids in America hide in plain sight when engaged in anti-West subversion. Zuckerturd, with his White replacement obsession by endorsing H-1B and Scamberg with her divisive acts of sub-version and sedition with respect to the phony war-on-women. But, that’s the emboldened Yid. They don’t normally expose their hatred for the West.

  • Magician

    It already has been common for many years for Chinese men from rural areas to marry Russian women. Fortunately for Russia, there are a lot more girls than boys and it solves both countries’ problems in a way

    • Ultimate187

      According to Russian writer Olga Makhovskaya, thousands of these Russian-Chinese marriages have happened in Russia’s maritime province of Primorsky Krai (also known as Primorye) over the last 15 to 20 years. It may not have been widely known, but it’s not anything new either.

  • Ultimate187

    Uighurs aren’t White.

    • M.

      Those in Russia or Uzbekistan may look more caucasoid than mongoloid, but overall, they’re not White. They look to me halfway between Caucasian and Asian.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Not any more. Coming to a country near you.

  • Ultimate187

    There’s no fifth column. Those “Western millionaires and billionaires” are exploiting those women, not the other way around. Those White men who go to Southeast Asia for sex tourism are exploiting local women too.

  • Magician

    “In the meantime, Chinese women are proving adept at marrying up with successful Western millionaires and billionaires,”

    • Magician

      ( Hey everyone, I am very positive I just made the best AmRen post of the month. I am quite proud of myself. )

    • AndrewInterrupted

      That tight wad Yid probably had her sign a pre-nup, dare he lose a nickel. She’s a prop.

  • Magician

    The outfit she is wearing in that photo is quite traditionally Chinese. How many Western girls around her age you see in public wears an outfit like that?

    And here is a higher resolution photo, and the address of the page contains more information about this young girl.

    http://goo[dot]gl/XcNWKI

    Replace [dot] with an actual dot.

  • none of your business

    “Mr. Xi, the Chinese president and party leader, said at the meeting that more Uighurs should be moved to Han-dominated parts of China for education and employment.”
    I believe Lenin and Stalin had this program. It worked for about 70 years under ferocious enforcement. When the USSR ended the different groups went right back to fighting. Ughurs are Whites of some sort of Turkish variety. Mostly muslim in religion. They are very much into their status as discriminated against minority. They need an Al Sharpton.

  • none of your business

    I seldom see blacks since I spend so much time in an all White town. When I do see these pictures I’m totally appalled. That picture of the Howard university students was awful but that chinese afro guy was about the ugliest. Let’s see if we can hook him up with that truly hideous girl who wrote about race discrimination in breast feeding and see what their kids look like.

  • none of your business

    The San Francisco PD once got sued because the detective bureau had a huge bulletin board of the ugliest blacks with warrants out. The blacks claimed the bulletin board was racist and wanted an equal number of Whites but there were basically no White criminals in town. Luckily the liberals had not yet invented lookism yet.

  • none of your business

    Ultimate 187 Some hybrids are attractive. I like the English Indian mix. They usually have pretty tan skin. I don’t mean Whites and those black indians but the light brown indians and White English often have good looking children and they all at least have pretty tan skin.

  • none of your business

    I thought you knew everything about asia and asians Englemann.

  • none of your business

    The africans living in China are exporters. They export cheap Chinese junk to africa. Many have married Chinese women. That han afro guy is the only person I have ever seen who has actually yellow skin.

    • Magician

      There was an article about Chinese women marrying Africans in Guangzhou

      amren[dot]com/news/2014/07/afro-chinese-marriages-boom-in-guangzhou-but-will-it-be-til-death-do-us-part

  • none of your business

    Raymond Kidwell
    “Beyond that Jews will mix with the dominant ethnic group. In America and Europe a mixture of Jew/Aryan seems to be common among our ruling class and in China its a Jew/Chinese mixture.”

    I read the Los Angeles Jewish Journal and other Jewish publications all the time. I figured it out after a few years of reading how the jews approved of jewish man chinese woman marriages. The jewish publications are really big on china now, encouraging moving there and taking advantage of the slave labor. Well, Senator Feinstein’s husband been doing that since Nixon made peace with China 42 years ago and he is a multi billionaire now.
    I believe the jews think they have sucked all they can of America and want to leave before total disintegration. There were always Persian jews in China 2,000 years ago and in medieval times. They didn’t marry chinese though. The Jewish publications are always reminding jews that jews have such a long history in china and what smart docile people the chinese are, just like Englemann does.
    But jews only look at the superficial docility of chinese in America. They may know the history of alternating dictatorship and anarchy china but I guess they think they will be able to control china and keep the Han docile as the jews have emasculated American Whites and made us docile.
    But,the chinese could care less about the old testament which makes so many christians turn christian zionist and pro jew even if the jew is Bernie Madden or Trotsky. Plus the japanese preformed so many atrocities in China during WW2 that the chinese can match WW2 atrocity stories with the jews a million times.

  • MoMo

    At least the children should be good in basketball? Do the Chinese play basketball? I know they play table tennis and do well in gymnastics and diving competitions but Africans typically are not real flexible or swim very well. But basketball and oh yes rap “music?”

    MoMo

    • Magician

      Basketball is rather popular and NBA players who did not enjoy a lot of success in NBA often go to China and join the CBA Chinese Basketball Association. I just looked it up. There are 20 teams.