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Leaked data shows China’s Uighurs detained due to religion

A leaked database has exposed in detail reasons for the detentions of hundreds of people in the Chinese territory of Xinjiang. he database profiles the internment of 311 individuals with relatives abroad in Karakax County, and lists information on more than 2,000 of their relatives, neighbours and friends. Each entry…
bubmag
February 17, 2020
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Chinese authorities compile intimate data about the Uighur Muslim population

Leaked data has revealed that China is compiling extensive data on its Uighur Muslim minority including whether they're growing a beard, if they've attended Hajj and their 'family's trustworthiness'.   As a Chinese government mass detention campaign engulfed Memtimin Emer's native Xinjiang region three years ago, the elderly imam was swept…
bubmag
February 17, 2020
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Quake causes damage, injuries in China’s Xinjiang region

Jan. 19, 2020 at 7:35 pm Updated Jan. 19, 2020 at 9:20 pm BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake damaged buildings and injured at least one person seriously in China’s far west Xinjiang region, the government said Monday. Rescue teams were sent to Peyzawat county, an area east of the…
bubmag
January 20, 2020