How China is crushing the Uighurs


China’s Muslim Uighurs face systematic oppression from their own government, The Economist writes. Their home province of Xinjiang has been turned into a police state—an estimated one million of them are detained in camps where they are brainwashed. Totalitarian determination and modern technology have produced a massive abuse of human rights. How and why are China’s leaders doing this? it asks in a must-view video (above). “It’s a cultural genocide,” says Nury Turkel of the Uyghur Human Rights Project, a partner of the National Endowment for Democracy, the Washington-based democracy assistance group


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