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Uyghur Tales of Survival - Episode 2: Flavors of Home

2023-10-25

In this episode, we delve into the vibrant world of Uyghur restaurants, as seen through the eyes of Muhammed Ali Orhun, who, born in Kashgar in 1991, arrived in Turkey in 2014, and, along with his partner Muzaffer, owns and manages a Uyghur restaurant in Turkey.Beyond culinary expertise, they underscore the restaurant's pivotal role as a social hub for the Uyghur diaspora, offering young immigrants a sense of belonging and support. This episode highlights the significance of Uyghur restaurants in preserving culture and fostering community ties while urging global Uyghurs to rally around this cause for cultural continuity.