A voluntary charity describes the mass prisons since 2017, which number in the hundreds of thousands, including the closure of camps, which will reach one million.
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Mass imprisonment, torture, persecution … China’s treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities is a crime against humanity (PDF) Amnesty International’s human rights organization’s most detailed was released on Thursday, June 10th.
In this 160-page report, the voluntary charity publishes dozens of new testimonies from former inmates “Intensive measures taken by Chinese authorities since 2017 to uproot religious traditions, cultural practices and local languages” Muslim minority in the region.
The report describes the mass incarceration since 2017, which numbered in the hundreds of thousands, including detainees in camps, which could reach millions. The collected evidence prompts compulsory education in these camps to force victims to reject Islam, abandon language and cultural practices, and learn Mandarin and Chinese Communist Party propaganda.
All ex-prisoners interviewed by the charity were tortured and mistreated, beaten, deprived of sleep and food, electrocuted. A public apology raises the death of a prisoner who was tied up for 72 hours in a special chair.
Beijing contests and confirms that these are vocational training centers aimed at excluding minorities from terrorism and separatism, after numerous deadly attacks on civilians by Uyghurs.