The ‘De-Extremitization’ Campaign in #Xinjiang: A Cure Worse Than the Disease – #China’s goal is to fight extremism, separatism, and terrorism (the “three evil forces”) through a massive surveillance and de-extremitization system.

Recently, China firmly denied any report that emphasizes the existence of many “re-education camps” in the Western region of Xinjiang, where Muslim minorities, mainly Uyghurs and Kazkahs, are detained. Chinese official Hu Lianhe declared before the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), that “there is no arbitrary detention” and “no such thing as re-education centers” in Xinjiang. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying stated that reports on Xinjiang’s detention camps “are base

Read  Source: The ‘De-Extremitization’ Campaign in Xinjiang: A Cure Worse Than the Disease | The Diplomat

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