"China is using its unprecedented economic clout across vast swathes of Asia
and the Middle East to target Uyghur Muslims living beyond its borders through
a sprawling system of transnational repression, a new report says.
Beijing’s crackdown on Xinjiang province, where more than 1 million people are
thought to have been detained in a network of internment camps in recent years,
has coincided with a rise in efforts to control Uyghurs living overseas, the
In a database charting overseas targeting of Uyghurs by Beijing since 1997,
researchers from the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs and the Uyghur
Human Rights Project examined more than 1,500 cases of detention and
deportation, warning that number was almost certainly “just the tip of the
They found at least 28 countries to have been at some point complicit, most of
them in the Middle East, north Africa and south Asia, with the rate of
incidents accelerating “dramatically” from 2017."
Via Glyn Moody, who wrote "china fast becoming the global bully…"
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