去学习:”Gone to study” is the Orwellian euphemism for being disappeared into the camps in #Xinjiang, China. #Uyghur
[MUST READ] “Xinjiang, one of the most remote and backward regions in booming China, has become a real-life dystopia. It provides a glimpse of what an authoritarian regime armed with 21st century technology is capable of.”
China's Xinjiang Province: A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen
Orwell warned us, and #China XiJinping has hardly been shy about crackdown in #Xinjiang Province: A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen via
“Nowhere in the world, not even in North Korea, is the population monitored as strictly as it is in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.”
This Xinjiang dispatch from Der Spiegel is as good as it is uncomfortable to read. Be sure to read to the very end, when the reporter is detained:
"The sound of wailing sirens fills the air, armed trucks patrol the streets and fighter jets roar above the city. The few hotels that still host a smattering of tourists are surrounded by high concrete walls." — visits Kashgar.
Tens of thousands of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang have disappeared into "re-education camps" in recent months. reports on a disturbing trend.
In Xinjiang today, "a block leader system not unlike the old German 'Blockwarts.' Many apartments have bar code labels on the inside of the front door which the official must scan to prove that he or she carried out the visit."
Disturbing repor: China's Xinjiang Province: A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen
"They said: You and your neighbor are now responsible for each other. If either of you does anything unusual, the other will be held responsible." The businessman says he loves his country. "But I refuse to spy on my neighbor."
"There are 30 men in each bunker," says a Uighur with suppressed anger as he passes one of the new police stations. "Thirty men, 30 breakfasts, 30 lunches and dinners. Every day. What for? Who's paying for everything?"
Read ⁦⁩’s ⁦⁩’s article on surveillance in #Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region
One of the best stories I've seen on the epic repression in China's far west Xinjiang Region: A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen via
"A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen" via
China's Xinjiang Province: A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen
Story by Spiegel's Bernhard Zand on Xinjiang: A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen via
Surveillance, re-education camps, and the Uighur minority in Xinjiang Province.
“These days, the city of Kashgar in westernmost China feels a bit like Baghdad after the war. The sound of wailing sirens fills the air, armed trucks patrol the streets and fighter jets roar above the city.” By
China's Xinjiang Province: A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen via
“Xinjiang, one of the most remote and backward regions in booming China, has become a real-life dystopia. It provides a glimpse of what an authoritarian regime armed with 21st century technology is capable of.”