Local government workers in China have been deployed to ethnic minorities’ homes and other occasions once considered intimate and private.
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The Uyghur people are a largely Muslim ethnic group that is native to Central Asia. The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China's west is under tight control of the central government. Also see our articles on China and Tibetan People.
Twitter account shares Info about Photographer missing in China .A photographer Lu Guang has gone missing during a visit to China’s Xinjiang province.
Authorities in northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang have detained an award-winning documentary photographer who was on a trip there, his wife has said.
Countries must hit China with sanctions warning that a failure to act would signal acceptance of psychological torture of innocent civilians.
Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: “gait recognition” software that uses people’s body shapes identify them.
China on Tuesday rejected criticism of its treatment of ethnic Muslims, telling the U.N. that accusations of rights abuses were “politically driven.”
Activists called on U.N. to pressure China this week to account for alleged human rights violations including suspected mass detention of 1M Muslim Uighurs.
Former detainees have described the facilities as political indoctrination camps where they were forced to condemn Islam and declare loyalty to the Communist Party.
The Uighur diaspora are lobbying governments around the world to pressurize China to release information about the fate of their missing family members.
While China continues to deny the existence of reeducation camps, three testimonies make clear their existence and the way they are operated.