As part of this story on the vast network of indoctrination camps China has set up for Muslims, we spent several weeks looking at one site near Hotan in Xinjiang
One of the things that weighed most when working on this story was how the families of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities have been pulled apart in ways that will do lasting damage, above all to children.
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
A picture of the Hotan County "Concentrated Transformation-through-Education Center" (和田县集中教育转化培训中心) that features in our story. Notice the bars on all the windows.
China is sending Uighur Muslims to indoctrination camps to rid them of their faith in the biggest internment program since the Mao era
Here is a picture of Uighur women attending a village meeting where, according to the report, village officials explained why their husbands and other family members had been detained.
This horrifying story isn't getting as much attention as it should be getting / China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
Stellar helped & verify the location of this indoctrination camp for the Uighur minority in western China. Detailed reporting by
Here is the latest satellite photo of the expanding internment camps #China is using to detain Muslims in vast numbers. I have asked the Trump administration to issue #GlobalMagnitsky sanctions on officials carrying out this criminal policy.
China’s crackdown on Uighur Muslims escalates: “Penetration of everyday life is almost really total now. You have ethnic identity, Uighur identity in particular, being singled out as this kind of pathology.”
"Ms. Gul said the camp she was in was ramshackle enough that children who lived nearby sometimes crept up to a window late at night and called out to their mothers inside. “Their children would come and say, ‘Mother, I miss you,’” she said. By
A story that's becoming increasingly difficult to report, which is all the more reason it must be covered. by
Children sometimes crept up to a window late at night and said, ‘Mother, I miss you.’ We didn’t say anything because there was a camera inside the cell.
Yet another important piece of work by on the internment camps in Xinjiang: This section broke my heart:
China's most sweeping internment program since the Mao era has detained hundreds of thousands of Uighur Muslims. The goal is to rid them of devotion to Islam.
China has detained hundreds of thousands of ethnic Uighur Muslims, subjecting them to a high-pressure indoctrination program. The goal is to rid them of devotion to Islam.
Shocking reporting on China's de-islamization camps, the country's largest internment program since Mao. Hundreds of thousands of Chinese muslims detained for weeks or month of brainwashing, often without any legal process.
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’ via
In the new #GulagArchipelago of #China, “Uighur Muslims spend their days in a high-pressure indoctrination program, where they are forced to listen to lectures, sing hymns praising the Chinese Communist Party and write ‘self-criticism’ essays.”
Important, meticulously reported piece on the Chinese crackdown in Xinjiang by
"In addition to mass detentions,authorities hv intensified use of informers & expanded police surveillance, evn installing cameras in some people’s homes. Experts say campaign has traumatized Uighur society, leaving behind fractured communities & families.
why “increasing state capacity” is a policy recommendation we should make with degree of caution and care: “China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’”
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
The Chinese Communist Party is detaining hundreds of thousands of Muslims in Xinjiang in an effort to erase their ethnic identity. If these people were Christian, no doubt the U.S. government would actual do something about it.
“In the end, all the officials had one key point,” a former detainee said. “The greatness of the Chinese Communist Party, the backwardness of Uighur culture and the advanced nature of Chinese culture.” reports on the re-education camps
China detaining ethnic Uighurs in vast numbers in Xinjiang as part of a campaign to remove any devotion to Islam Important read by
"[A]uthorities in Xinjiang have recognized the power of families as an alternative source of authority,” said Rian Thum, a professor at Loyola University ... “The kind of extreme party loyalty they want has no room for that.”
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
China has built hundreds of interment camps in past few years as part of a campaign that has swept up hundreds of thousands of Chinese Muslims for weeks or months of what critics call brainwashing to eliminate their loyalty to Islam. ⁦
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers to Rid Devotion of Islam.
#China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
Uighurs’ ongoing demonization and suffering continues. Front page story in today’s NYT.
Perhaps the most worrying detail in this sober look at the Xinjiang crackdown is the use of numerical targets for detentions
China’s "most sweeping internment program since the Mao era." on the indoctrination camps in Xinjiang.
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’ via
Welcome to China, Orwellian hell
Great piece , including warning from Chinese scholar at Xinjiang Party School: “Recklessly setting quantitative goals for transformation through education has been erroneously used…The targeting is imprecise, and the scope has been expanding.”
New reporting from Xinjiang by , who spoke with four recent internment camp inmates about their experiences under detention.
God bless the failing New York Times and all the hard work it does in China. Thank you
“Anyone infected with an ideological ‘virus’ must be swiftly sent for the ‘residential care’ of transformation-through-education classes before illness arises,” a document issued by party authorities in Hotan says
Not a pretty picture: focus on #China’s attempt to “re-educate” its Muslim #Uighur population.
Ask the Soviet Union how well reeducation camps worked: China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
You look at the world today & sometimes it seems like a bunch of bad folks read the "Clash of Civilizations" book like it was some sort of operating manual
"Hotan feels as if under siege by an invisible enemy. Fortified police outposts and checkpoints dot the streets every few hundred yards. Schools, kindergartens, gas stations and hospitals are garlanded in barbed wire."
“That was not a place for getting rid of extremism,” he recalled. “That was a place that will breed vengeful feelings and erase Uighur identity.” via ⁦
Another devastating report about the re-education camps and society-wide religious crackdown in Xinjiang. Awful and breathtakingly counter-productive. By
A campaign of breathtaking scale and ferocity that has swept up hundreds of thousands of Chinese Muslims for weeks or months of what critics describe as brainwashing, usually without criminal charges. #China #Uighurs ⁩ ⁦⁦
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
"...hundreds of ethnic Uighur Muslims spend their days in a high-pressure indoctrination program where they are forced to listen to lectures ... and write “self-criticism” ... The goal is to remove any devotion to Islam."
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’ < Muslims first, who next ?
Solid reporting by . China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
“In addition to the mass detentions, the authorities have intensified the use of informers and expanded police surveillance, even installing cameras in some people’s homes”
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’
China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’