Tue Mar 12, 2019, 10:41 AM

Xinjiang camps will 'gradually' disappear: China

A Chinese official on Tuesday rejected international criticism of internment camps in the restive Xinjiang region, calling them job training centres that will "gradually disappear" if "one day society no longer needs it".

Nearly one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim Turkic minorities are being held in detention centres in Xinjiang, according to estimates cited by a UN panel.

A US official described the situation in Xinjiang as "horrific".

But Beijing has denied the accusations, saying people are attending "vocational education centres" to rid them of any extremist thoughts in a region that was hit by deadly riots and attacks in recent years.


Critics allege Uighurs in the camps are being brainwashed in a massive campaign to enforce conformity with Chinese society and the abandonment of Islam.


"There's just a very tragic, and I think, a horrific situation there," US envoy on religious freedom Sam Brownback told reporters in a conference call.

Why is the US complaining about this? Especially a conservative like Brownback?

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Tue Mar 12, 2019, 11:56 AM

1. Why is the US complaining about this? - aw c'mon - we both know

It's called DISTRACTION . . .

Look at THEM, not at ME . . . . . .

okay - lets see . . . . .

How come China has over 20k kilometers of high-speed rail and North America has Zip?

nevermind . . . . . .


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