Forced collection of biometric data intensifies all over China, aimed at even broader surveillance of residents. Ethnic minorities and believers are prime targets.
Arrested for her faith, Ren Cuifang, 30, passed away on the 12th day of detention. After seeing her bruised body, the family suspects she has been tortured to death.
Amid international condemnation, China is falsifying information about the real situation in re-education camps and spreads lies through propaganda.
Alongside millions of persecuted Muslims, CAG members are also sent to internment camps. Those who are not are indoctrinated at home to renounce their faith.
Even a visit to a family member or a trip outside the region required to be registered with government officials. Those overstaying could be punished.
Authorities continue to harass Han shop and restaurant owners, demanding mandatory participation in “anti-terrorism” measures that target their Muslim compatriots.
It is not only the detainees who suffer. Aged parents and young children are left alone. This is the story of one grandmother struggling to protect her family.
Not only Muslims are imprisoned at “transformation through education” camps. One Christian tells of her confinement, indoctrination, and continuing threats.
Everyday items from agricultural production to vocational tools to tea sets could get you arrested in Xinjiang. The official list of prohibited items disclosed.