Muslim minority in China’s Xinjiang face ‘political indoctrination’: Human Rights Watch

FILE PHOTO: Police officers check the identity cards of a people as security forces keep watch in a street in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, March 24, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Turkic mostly Muslim Uighur minority in China’s Xinjiang region face arbitrary detentions, daily restrictions on religious practice and “forced political indoctrination” in a mass security crackdown, Human Rights Watch said on Monday. The United Nations human rights panel said in August that China is believed to be holding up to 1 […]

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