China's secret internment camps

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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    China has been quietly detaining its population of Uighurs, the country’s Muslim minority, in internment camps. First-hand accounts from inside the camps paint a brutal picture of torture and political indoctrination. At first, China denied the existence of these camps and tried to cover them up. But as a network of academics and activists uncovered evidence of the camps' locations, and the reality of what’s going on inside, China changed its story.

    Read more about about China’s crackdown on Muslims from Sigal Samuel on Vox: https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/3/30/18287532/china-uighur-muslims-internment-camps-turkey

    Further reading:

    China’s brutal crackdown on the Uighur Muslim minority, explained
    https://www.vox.com/2018/8/15/17684226/uighur-china-camps-united-nations

    China’s final solution in Xinjiang
    https://www.hoover.org/research/chinas-final-solution-xinjiang

    Migration and inequality in Xinjiang
    https://geog.ucla.edu/sites/default/files/users/fan/403.pdf
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB124811293085765891

    Tracking China’s Muslim Gulag
    https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/muslims-camps-china/

    List of re-education camps in Xinjiang
    https://medium.com/@shawnwzhang/list-of-re-education-camps-in-xinjiang-%E6%96%B0%E7%96%86%E5%86%8D%E6%95%99%E8%82%B2%E9%9B%86%E4%B8%AD%E8%90%A5%E5%88%97%E8%A1%A8-99720372419c

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  • Ultron-5
    Ultron-5  3 hours ago +1

    It’s kind of funny how people who say they hate Muslims for what they did to Europe, are the same ones who are calling out China for putting them in camps. Hypocrisy at its finest!

  • Hannah
    Hannah  9 hours ago

    The Chinese are so violent smh

  • SuperSaiyanPikachu
    SuperSaiyanPikachu  12 hours ago +1

    This is going to lead to a war. I said it before it happened.
    Mark my words.

  • Matt
    Matt  20 hours ago

    ee nerede bizim Türkler ?

  • grace j
    grace j  21 hours ago

    Why have I never heard of this until now. I learn nothing at school all day while there are things like this happening around the world? What?

  • Akita Tv
    Akita Tv  21 hours ago +1

    My relatives in china is happy with the present goverment. If you are a good present no need to be afraid.

  • Algo había que poner

    estados unidos sigue siendo más peligroso 🤷🏻‍♂️

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  • CANADAWOOOOOOOOO

    So it's okay for the US to spy on China but god forbid anyone spies on the US.

  • Xiaochuan Qin
    Xiaochuan Qin  yesterday

    China controlled it before oil and coal are found and mined. Xinjiang is important because it is a strategic barrier. It is the result of WWII. Any attempt of secession certainly will be treated harshly, no matter China is democracy or not since it is a big threat to national security and existing geopolitical politics stability. Even war is possible no to mention some detention camps. So forget of so called independence. To join and contribute to the development of the economy, and then to seek some changes together with emerging majority middle classes is the most rational way.

  • Era Aion
    Era Aion  yesterday

    6:38 Sephiroth!

  • Bora Gul
    Bora Gul  yesterday +1

    It’s pronounced as UIGUR, not VIGUR....

  • Minos Huang
    Minos Huang  3 days ago

    What is the size of those camps? I just see a few buildings. How many people are they detaining?

  • Ling
    Ling  3 days ago +1

    Funny it mentioned Uyghurs have tried to establish independent country twice in the last century, first time for one year, and second time for 5 years. Anybody wonder which country they are part of before, between and after? 268 years of Qing dynasty, 37 years of Republic of China and 70 years of People's Republic of China is a joke to you or what?

  • dinden waliyyu
    dinden waliyyu  3 days ago

    Not Uighur nation that need re education but Another one is needed it.

  • Gavin lau
    Gavin lau  3 days ago

    they just tell you what they wanna you know,but no one help you to find what you should know, this vox channel have just a opinion from their view

  • 张三丰
    张三丰  3 days ago +1

    Why not concentrate on what Americans did in Iraq and Afghanistan ? Shame on you these anti-China western medias.

  • J Lara
    J Lara  3 days ago

    So concentration camps not only still exist but are growing. And most of the world lives in sweet ignorance. Ouch.

  • Jessica Victoria Carrillo

    I am so scared

  • JCummins47
    JCummins47  4 days ago +5

    Excellent documentary. This is investigative journalism at its best.