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Vicky XiuZhong Xu

Vicky XiuZhong Xu

Researcher/Analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s Cyber Policy Centre


Vicky Xu is a writer, journalist, researcher, and comedian.

Previously she was with Australian Broadcasting Corp, the New York Times, and later the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. In 2020, she published report Uyghurs for Sale, a collaboration with the Washington Post.

Xu is currently taking a media and social media break to write her memoir, You’re So Brave, to be published by Allen & Unwin in Australia. She has voluntarily deactivated her Twitter account in an attempt to stay focused on writing.


Most of Xu's works are available on various media outlets including:


Recent Works:

Report: Uyghurs for Sale February 2020 - The Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Co-written with Danielle Cave, Dr James Leibold, Kelsey Munro and Nathan Ruser

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