WATCH: Uighur Muslims using TikTok to expose plight of relatives detained by China

Date of publication: 20 August, 2019

The new TikTok trend marks the latest attempt by Uighur Muslims to raise awareness about the detention of an estimated one million people in China's northwestern Xinjiang province.

When Chinese officials last month claimed that 90 percent of the detainees had been released, Uighurs used the Twitter hashtag #ProveThe90 to share the stories of their still-missing relatives.

"I still haven't heard from my family disappeared in China. I am counting the days, hours and minutes. #Whereismyfamily? #ProveThe90. I am planning to take more legal actions on their forced disappearance," one Twitter used said.

Other social media users have previously called for China to show their relatives are free under the hashtag #MeTooUyghur.

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