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China’s Mass Internment of Uighurs Is a ‘Modern Cultural Genocide’


2019, August 27

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In western China, there’s a growing network of what journalists, former inmates, and the U.S. government are calling “concentration camps” — or what the Chinese government refers to as “vocational training centers.” They’re believed to hold between 1 and 3 million people, and perhaps as much as one-quarter of the Muslim population of Xinjiang province.


Greater Context

One can often get more accurate, truthful news outside of the US.

From The Conversation in Australia, the Explainer:

     Who are the Uyghurs and why is the Chinese government detaining them?

Here is a news report from NewsX in India:

     China’s Chilling Uighur Truth — NewsX

From AlJazeera News, the following report:

     China’s treatment of Uighurs is ‘crimes against humanity’

Other resources about the plight of the Uyghurs:

     The Uyghur Crisis: China’s Cultural Genocide

     Beyond the Statistics: Uyghur Women & China’s Brutalities

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