Here’s what Malaysians should know about the Xinjiang concentration camps

External view of the transformation through education camp when it was just built

ARJUN MOHANAKRISHNAN
12 FEB 2020 / 10:11

THE Xinjiang province of China is well known for the Muslim-Uighur population. Accusations were made by the Chinese government that a section of the Uighur populace has committed acts of terrorism in pursuit of independence for the region.

As a response to the terroristic acts, China was alleged to have created concentration camps where Muslims were detained without trial. Of course, the Chinese government has denied allegations stating no concentration camps exist.

Only recently, evidence has surfaced showing that indeed there are concentration camps in the region. But before we get into that, we need to understand the bigger picture by asking the important question ...

Who are the Uighurs?

Two years ago, Cilisos wrote an article concerning 11 Uighur men who were detained and released in Malaysia. In that article, they explained who the Uighurs were.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE AND WATCH THE VIDEO AT THE SUN DAILY

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