In some ways they are the lucky ones. The Uighurs who live in Europe are thousands of miles away from where their people are being systematically persecuted by the Chinese government.
The full picture is very different, however. Every day these people face an impossible dilemma. They know that each time they speak out about the genocide in Xinjiang their friends and family in that region are put at risk. They know this because the Chinese police phone them up and tell them.