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Amnesty: China committing ‘crimes against humanity’ against Uyghurs

By DW
11 December 2021   |   12:17 pm
A new report by Amnesty International details China's systematic persecution of the Uyghur minority. It shows how Beijing has carried out a campaign of repression against the predominantly Muslim minority, incarcerating millions in so-called "reeducation" camps. Will this report finally make the international community act? Phil Gayle asked Joanne Mariner from Amnesty International.

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