Explained: What ‘leaked’ documents say about China’s Uighur detention camps

News:According to leaked Chinese government documents,there was a clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the country’s western Xinjiang region. Facts: Who are the Uighurs? The Uighurs are mostly Muslims and number about 11 million in western China’s Xinjiang region. They see themselves as culturally and ethnically close to Central Asian nations, and their language… Continue reading Explained: What ‘leaked’ documents say about China’s Uighur detention camps

China uses DNA to track its people, with US help

Thermo Fisher, a Massachusetts (USA) company has said that it would no longer sell its equipment in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region- the region where China had been conducting “Physicals for All” project. The project envisages collection of DNA samples, iris scans, and blood types of all residents in the region between the ages of 12 to 65.… Continue reading China uses DNA to track its people, with US help